Financial Controller

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Leading in Finance for a respected membership association and leading UK independent testing, research and consultancy organisation, from HQ in Bracknell, Berkshire. This organisation are renowned as the benchmark in quality in construction/engineering and clients can be assured of an independent approach and authoritative reputation. Their wide range of services helps companies improve the design, build and operation of buildings.

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The Financial Controller job itself where reporting to the Finance Director, you will take overall responsibility for financial accounting and internal reporting for the group and all its subsidiaries and lead, manage and develop the Finance team.

More specifically:

1. Financial reporting a. UK b. 3 small overseas entities – USA, China and France c. Work with overseas advisors d. Special projects 2. Cash a. Bank reconciliations b. Loans and overdrafts c. Banking relationships d. Collection/payment– debtor and creditor management analysis 3. Commercial responsibilities a. Legal agreements b. Banking relationships – all aspects c. IT projects - interaction 4. The team a. Developing the team/appraisals b. Deputising for the Finance Director - as appropriate 5. Taxation, VAT, National Insurance etc a. Overall management – Relationship with HMRC UK and overseas 6. Financial planning and improvement a. Financial policies and procedures b. Fixed asset register c. Budgeting - annually d. Financial reporting-quarterly e. Audit - annual 7. Financial payments a. Debtors b. Creditors and suppliers 8. Reporting a. Budgeting b. Management accounts - monthly c. Accounting records d. Revenue recognition e. Stock accounting f. Intercompany trading, revenue recognitions g. investment and project appraisals h. Board meeting attendance 9. Payroll and pensions matters

This is an office-based job with a working pattern of 37 hours per week: Mon – Thursday 8.30 am-5 pm and on Friday 8.30 am-4.30 pm

You will have

To be successful as Financial Controller, you will possess a healthy mix of the following: 

• Professional qualifications (ACCA preferred) • Organisational and management skills • Attention to detail and accuracy in work product • Excel / analytical / trend identification • Problem-solving aptitude • Team leadership/management • Deadline focused • Willing to challenge/think/listen/learn • Able to work in a complex environment • Flexibility and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment • Experience of cash management, fast passed environment, forecasting • Personal development of teams Desirable • Overseas experience/language • Knowledge of overheads/efficiency/change management • Knowledge of costing systems for consultants

You will get

As their Financial Controller, you will enjoy a competitive salary of £60K-£65K + Package

Benefits: Pension Scheme, Life Assurance – 4 times annual gross reference salary (after confirmation), 26 Annual Holidays (pro-rata) and additional 8 Bank Holidays.

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To Financial Controller by pushing the button on this job posting (recommended), or by sending CV in confidence to 


28 November 2021
England, Bracknell
£60K-£65K + Package

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