Financial Controller

  • Location:

    London

  • Specialism:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Fixed Term Contract

  • Salary:

    £75,000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jen McMurray

  • Contact email:

    jen.mcmurray@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    4754

  • Job Start date:

    2022-08-02

  • Expiry date:

    2022-09-01

Altum Consulting are currently partnering exclusively for a Financial Controller to join a Technology business in scale up phase. This role will be pivotal to the development of the finance team ensuring the right capability in house and is for an initial 6 month period. The role will be immediately integrated with the business, supporting teams with forecasting and business cases.

Role/responsibilities:

  • Management Accounts - Manage the production of the monthly management accounts in a timely and accurate manner;
  • Business partnering - with a range of internal stakeholders with specific focus on the Commercial team.
  • Commercial analysis - reviewing sales proposals, understanding product profitability and ensuring revenue recognition is correctly accounted for.
  • Audit - responsible for coordinating the annual audit and production of the Statutory Accounts.
  • Budgeting & forecasting - Managing quarterly forecastly forecasts and supporting the budget process.
  • Providing financial insights that provide thoughtful analysis, identify action items and effectively frame decisions that need to be made.
  • Stakeholder Reporting - Consolidating and assisting in the production of the monthly financial reporting packs, including external grant providers.
  • Other reporting - Managing the monthly cash flow forecast, balance sheet review and grant claims
  • Financial Control – enforcing, developing and implementing financial policies to control the business. Performing cost reviews, devising and implementing change to control cost within the business
  • Planning – Management of the annual financial planning cycle and monthly timetable
  • Taxation compliance – responsible for ensuring that VAT and Corporation Tax submissions are correct.
  • Managing two capable members of staff

You’ll be/have:

  • A Qualified Accountant with significant PQE
  • Experience of all aspects of financial management in a small/medium-sized company
  • Strong technical and accounting knowledge; demonstrable experience of financial control through balance sheet reconciliations, P&L review, cash flow analysis and maintenance of financial processes
  • Strong FP&A experience
  • Audit experience
For further information please contact Jen McMurray on the attached details. Candidates will be considered immediately available for interview and start.