7 months ago
Financial Controller - Financial Services Group - London
Salary - £60,000 P.A + Benefits
Company Overview - Our client is delivering superior investment performance at a fair price through the combination of clever technologies, market leading products and straight-forward personal advice.
The company provides savers and investors with an opportunity to participate in and earn a strong rate of return from investments normally only available to institutions and very wealthy individuals.
Roles & Responsibilities -
To work on all accounting related matters, including business structuring and forecasting;
To take leadership in managing a cash management function;
Provide monthly management accounts for all group entities including KPIs in a timely manner to allow for appropriate business decisions to be made;
Management of the Payroll and VAT functions of all group entities and submission of monthly returns;
Reporting to the Managing Director, the role will have operational autonomy and we are looking for a strong candidate to provide system improvements and ideas for the growth of the business;
To ensure all day to day accounting functions are managed, including journals and payments;
Prepare budgets/forecasts and analysis of costs on an ongoing basis;
To development a strong understanding of the business model and the challenges that it will face, and provide advice on how to manage those challenges;
To liaise with auditors and other key stakeholders in the business, including the Board;
Assist with the improvement of our CRM system
Ad hoc reporting as required by management; Other AD hoc tasks as required by senior management
Experience & Skills -
Must be proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Excellent communication skills (spoken and written)
A background in financial service will be advantageous.
Have a strong knowledge and understanding of Excel and the development of accounting processes and systems. Knowledge of Quickbooks is advantageous.
Be a self-starter and keen for a new challenge, this role will be key in the development of the business as it moves forward. It is a fast paced and young business and we need a team that delivers results to the business in a timely manner.
We are therefore looking for candidates was a strong personality and the ability to bring forward and execute changes in the business relating to the accounting where deemed appropriate.
There is room for growth in the role as the business continues to grow and provide a great insight into the actual operations of the business rather than just preparing static management information.
Ideally the candidate will have worked in a multi-company group structure;
Be well organised and have good time management skills; and Must be hands on and prepared to undertake all accounting duties where necessary due to the nature of the opportunistic businesses and the small team that manages the functions.
Qualifications - Must be a fully qualified chartered accountant, with a minimum of 2 year post-qualification experience.
Additional Resources Ltd is an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003