Financial Controller

Financial Controller Job Description

The Financial Controller oversees the day to day activities of the finance team and ensures the companies finance function is organised and efficient and produces accurate financial and management accounts.

Duties include:

•Management of the finance function and overseeing the finance team.
•Preparation of budgets, forecasts and cash flows
•Maintenance of financial ledgers and accounting processes
•Preparation of Monthly Consolidated P&L and Balance Sheet
•Timely production of statutory and internal financial reports
•Financial modelling and analysis
•Cash management and treasury duties
•Ensuring that appropriate systems and internal controls are implemented and maintained
•Overseeing the Payroll process
•Preparation of VAT returns

Requirements of the role

•Fully qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA (or equivalent) with previous financial control and management reporting experience
•You will be able to demonstrate your experience of managing a small accounting team
•The candidate should be confident, a self starter, with the ability to operate in a dynamic environment
•You must be able to demonstrate good attention to detail, good judgement showing logical decision making, and a hands on approach
•Computer literate with good excel skills and solid understanding of accounting software principles

The next role in the career path of a financial controller would be finance director.

Should you be require assistance recruiting for a Financial Controller then please do not hesitate to contact our specialist accountancy recruitment team on 0207 125 0460 alternatively you can email us at we’ll get straight back to you.