Financial Controller

  • Location

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £46000 per annum + great benefits

  • Contact:

    Faith Collins

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Financial Controller to join a fast growing group of companies with sites across the UK and their Head Office based in Sheffield. The Financial Controller role will be working as part of the Financial reporting team, overseeing statutory and management reporting as well as financial and accounting activities for the group of companies and managing divisional finance staff in day to day operations.

The job:-

* Support the business reporting process, through timely and accurate financial information, monthly management reporting, statutory accounts and business performance reporting.
* Oversee all company accounts and controls, ensure financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, reported and free from discrepancy to facilitate quick and efficient production of accurate financial reports and other management information.
* Perform balance sheet reconciliations and reviews.
* Report on covenants and KPIs.
* Supervise, manage and coordinate divisional financial assistants and reporting analysts in the team.
* The ability to deal sensitively with key issues and gain the confidence of staff at all levels.
* Work with and support the finance team to ensure that areas of any financial weakness are addressed.
* Preparation of yearend financial statements for all subsidiary companies.
* Manage day to day cash flow for subsidiary companies.
* Oversee payroll, credit control, VAT preparation.
* Ensure compliance with regulatory reporting requirements.
* Create systems to prevent errors in data collection and calculations.
* Assist the CFO in presenting reports to board members.
* Contribute to strategic planning of the group.

The person:-

* CIMA / ACCA or equivalent.
* Track record of delivering high-quality results to tight deadlines.
* Strong technical, analytical and problem-solving skills.
* Demonstrate honesty, integrity and reliability.
* High attention to detail and organisational skills.
* Understanding of data privacy standards.
* Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build effective relationships with stakeholders.
* Strong written and oral communication skills.
* Strong Excel skills.
* Preparation of regulatory returns.
* Year end financial statements and preparation, including working with auditors.
* Process improvement, documentation and ad-hoc project and analysis work in collaboration with the wider finance team and other teams across the business.

For more information please contact Faith Collins.

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