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Commercial Financial Controller - 12-Month Maternity Cover

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £75,000 - £85,000 per annum
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Type: hybrid
  • Contact: Edward Cardona
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Start Date: June 28th
  • Expiry Date: 28 June 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH110119

Financial Controller with a commercial mindset needed!

Handle are currently working with a hugely successful entertainment business, who are looking for an experienced FC, to take on a 12-month maternity cover contract. This is such an attractive position, as it's a hybrid between financial control, management accounts and commercial finance.

Key responsibilities include -

  • Oversea the monthly management accounts process, with detailed variance analysis

  • Prepare board packs with in-depth commentary

  • Manage, mentor and coach a team of 5

  • Ensure appropriate financial controls and processes are in place

  • Prepare cashflow forecasts on a regular basis and highlight any key movements

  • Lead the internal audit process and liaise with tax advisors and external auditors

  • Oversee the timely and accurate payment of all royalties and work alongside the royalties team to improve processes.

Candidate requirements -

  • Qualified Accountant - ACA, ACCA or CIMA

  • Be a proven, hands on team manager

  • Experience with some sort of royalty accounting

  • Have worked in a similar, broad senior position before, with experience in financial control, management accounts and commercial finance

  • Knowledge of Microsoft dynamics is highly advantageous

  • Will be required to work in the office 4 days and week (one from home)

Handle Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.