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Financial Controller

  • Location: South East
  • Sector: Finance
  • Salary: £275 - £325 per day
  • Job type: Contract/Interim/Temporary
  • Date posted: 27/11/2018
  • Job reference: wba 27/11/18

Professional services company.

UK Financial Controller will be based in the Surrey office for the first 6 months and then will be split between the Surrey office and the London office.

This role will start as a temporary position and soon go to a permanent role. As the UK Financial Controller you will establish and execute the internal controls over the firms accounting and financial procedures.

Responsibilities:

*Enabling the firm to improve its financial processes initially focussing on accounts payable,expenses and cashier processes and deployment of new workflow systems.
* Manage and develop finance staff, ensuring that their recruitment, training, supervision and
performance management is effective in order to fulfil individual and team objectives.
* Implement a review of existing processes and controls to identify improvements that can be
i ntroduced to ensure financial processes and controls operate effectively and efficiently on a
day to day basis.
* Project management of system process changes and implementations
* Responsible for management of month end close process, ensuring integrity and adherence
to timetable.
* Work closely with the Finance Systems Services Team to ensure the month end system
reconciliations are completed efficiently and effectively.
* Ensure that all monthly balance sheet account reconciliations completed on timely basis and
differences are investigated and resolved promptly.
* Ensure Intercompany balance reconciliations are performed in line with global process.
* Develop and implement financial policies, maintaining finance manual for the UK firm,
ensuring that it remains current, relevant and accessible to staff.
* Ensuring all statutory and regulatory reporting is completed accurately and on time
* Liaise with auditors with regard to queries and information requested during the interim and
final audit process.

Qualifications needed:

ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified that has worked at a professional services company.

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