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Financial Controller

Hays Senior Finance
Southampton, Hampshire, England
GBP55000.0 - GBP65000.0 per annum + £55000 to £65000
Closing date
6 Oct 2023

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Transport and logistics
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000, £60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new company
An established global organisation situated in Southampton

Your new role
An exciting opportunity to be the Financial Controller in charge of the financial and accounting processes for and established organisation based in Southampton. The role will be responsible for collating, reporting, analysis and governance around company expenditure in line with corporate procedures .
Duties to include but not limited to:

  • Prepare, monitor, and evaluate expenditure on regular basis, focus on trending and reduction opportunities.
  • Production of month end analysis and commentary for management reporting.
  • Identification of financial drivers and key results
  • Produce 18-month forecasts on a quarterly basis.
  • Drive annual budget cycle and analysis for management approval.
  • Maintain financial control and reporting in line with group policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with colleagues on results and trends to drive savings.
  • Facilitate regular stakeholder meetings to discuss and implement cost-saving initiatives, supported by our technical team.
  • Assist and facilitate advancement of reporting requirements to a digital platform

What you\'ll need to succeed

  • Experience of managing a large organizational landscape finance function of multimillion dollar P&L.
  • Graduate in accounting or finance related subject, CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualification preferred or part qualified.
  • Strong analytical skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Good Analytical and problem-solving skills with an ability to develop creative and effective solutions to problems.
  • Exceptional communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work across multiple departments, cultures and stakeholder groups, English language written & oral to a high level.
  • Collaborative team player with motivation and drive, ability to work alone & as part of a team, be accountable for own decisions and ability to accept change and look for opportunities to adapt our ways of working to enhance the company profitability, sustainability and customer experience.
  • An interest, awareness or experience with shipping or technical activities an advantage
  • Good level of IT skills, in particular MS excel, power BI & other finance systems an advantage (unit 4 a particular advantage).
  • Good team player with a positive make it happen attitude.

What you\'ll get in return
An excellent and competitive salary
Hybrid working
Plus many other company incentives

What you need to do now
If you\'re interested in this role, click \'apply now\' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn\'t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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