Financial Controller - SME

Job Title: Financial Controller - SME
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Crowthorne, Berkshire
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Reference: 3641931_1563874237
Contact Name: Kavita Sharma
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 23, 2019 10:30

Job Description

A qualified accountant with experience of working in an SME at a FM or FC level

Your new company
A £10mil T/O consultancy company based in Crowthorne, growing year on year

Your new role
The function of the Financial Controller is to manage the transactions, systems and processes of this SME. The role will include:-

  • Accurate and timely financial information is produced for each entity
  • Ensuring all tax and accounting compliance requirements are met
  • Careful cash / treasury management
  • Ensure a robust system of internal controls is in place and working effectively for each entity.
  • General accounting & financial controls
  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness of all GL entries, TB, P&L & Balance Sheet reports completed and reviewed for inaccuracies / unusual items on a monthly basis to an agreed timetable
  • Efficient management of AP (part time AP clerk)
  • Ensure accurate and up to date fixed asset records are maintained and accurate depreciation journals processed each month
  • Check and approve quarterly VAT returns (UK)
  • Effective management of Receivables and Projects Manager
  • Ensure all inter-company accounts reconciled monthly and differences followed up / corrected
  • Ensure all balance Sheet reconciliations prepared and checked each week / month as appropriate (Bank, Taxes, Inter Company, all control accounts)
  • Project accounting - ensure all projects are correctly billed in line with signed proposals and all time worked and expenses incurred on each project is correctly invoiced to clients.
  • Management Accounts Pack (Monthly and Annual)
  • Delivery of monthly and YTD P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow for each OC, to agreed timetable.
  • Presentation of results to local management teams.
  • KPI reporting (time utilisation, debtor days etc)
  • Analysis of monthly / year to date results
  • Monthly P&L & cash flow forecasting
  • Assist CFO and Group Accountant with annual budgeting process
  • Assist CFO and liaise with external accountants in relation to annual accounts and tax returns

What you'll need to succeed

  • Qualified in CIMA, ACCA or ACA
  • Knowledge and understanding of UK GAAP
  • Experience managing finance staff (2 direct reports)
  • Knowledge of US sales and payroll taxes (Nexus rules)
  • Experience working with NetSuite
  • Comfortable dealing with multi-currency and cross border inter company
  • Strong analytic and presentation skills

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