Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Reference: RB6586_1557769366
Contact Name: Stuart Thomson
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 13, 2019 18:42

Job Description

Would you be proud to work for an organisation that makes significant and noticeable change to an entire industry by improving standards across the board? Do you want to manage a focused, happy team? Are you looking for a number two in finance role with the opportunity to present at board level?

My client is a membership organisation that has made, and continues to make, huge strides in improving the reputation of its industry as well as providing qualifications and assessment centres to upskill its workforce. Based in Hertfordshire, the Financial Controller reports to the Chief Financial Officer and has key responsibilities that include:
*The day to day management of the finance team,
*Oversee the finance function, ensuring financial controls are in place and procedures are adhered to
*Prepare monthly reporting packs for the CFO, and assist in the preparation of board packs - along with regularly presenting to the board
*Business Partner with Heads of Department to ensure accurate financial data is provided to, and received from, the organisation's memberships, products and services, business development functions
*Lead the month end process, prepare management accounts and review monthly balance sheet reconciliations
*Lead on the organisation's complex tax affairs
*Produce the annual statutory accounts for sign off by the CFO.

In return, you will join a friendly working culture in a serene working location. Working closely with the board, this role could be an excellent stepping stone into a more senior finance role. If you are a people-person with the ability to support and coach a small team, we want to hear from you!

To be considered, applicants must meet the following criteria:
*Be a fully qualified accountant with post qualification experience of managing a small team
*Have a strong commercial awareness
*Be a first-class communicator with the confidence to present and interact at Board level

Applications for this role are under constant review and the role may be filled before the closing date, so please don't delay in submitting your application if this role is of interest!