Financial Controller

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £55000 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lucy Campbell

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Sewell Wallis are currently working with a growing UK technology business who closely partner with some highly recognisable brands across a diverse range of sectors. This business is based on the outskirts of Leeds with excellent access to the M1. The role will initially be working from home.

They now require a Financial Controller to report directly into the CFO, leading the finance function on a day to day basis alongside providing a strong input into the commercial strategy of the business moving forward. You will be responsible for providing high quality business analysis and reporting to assist in understanding the financial performance and key trends of the company.

The role will encompass periodic management reporting, planning, and forecasting, budgeting, business case preparation, and analysis in accordance with strategic priorities and year-end duties.

Reporting to the CFO, your responsibilities as Financial controller will include the following:-

-Cash flow management
-Assist in company-wide budgetary planning and oversee, review, and track to the budgets for each business department and company to spot and effect cost reduction opportunities
-Ensuring robust financial controls are across the business
-Assist the Deputy CEO/CFO in presenting reports to stakeholders and board members
-Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies
-Create and maintain systems to prevent errors in data collection and calculations
-Manage the finance team completing regular one to ones and develop plans
-Provide a financial decision support service in evaluating and analysing business performance and preparing financial proposals to assist in ensuring expected business returns are targeted and achieved
-Manage VAT and corporation taxes reporting
-Collaborate and liaise with external auditing, tax, and other services to ensure compliance with all regulations
-Process and reporting improvement work
-Create monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts
-Demonstrate strong business partnering skills across non finance functions

To be considered you need to be a qualified accountant with knowledge of IFRS reporting stands and requirements. You must have strong experience around man management and experience working within the technology industry would be advantageous but not essential.

For further information please contact Lucy Campbell or Emma Dugdale.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions www.sewellwallis.co.uk