Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + discretionary bonus
Start Date: 22/03/2017
Reference: BBBH57739_1490205201
Contact Name: Kate Bray
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 22, 2017 17:53

Job Description

Financial Controller

Advertising and technology business

Central London

A really good opportunity to get your foot in the door at a growing and innovative media technology group of companies based in Central London. This role would suit a qualified accountant with industry experience, ideally from a start-up or growth company environment who can hit the ground running and support key management decisions as well as keep tight financial controls.

The role

  • Financial modelling and commercial analysis to support business activities
  • Participate in the decision making within the companies - new business opportunities, contract renewals and business development activities
  • Maintain and enhance internal financial controls and processes
  • Review profitability of Work in Progress and reconcile projects
  • Run annual budget process with department heads
  • Finalise annual budgets with CEO and senior management
  • Approve any contracts with external suppliers
  • Lead person on audit with responsibility for quarterly and year-end tax, statutory accounts and audit process both in UK and US
  • Day to day supervision of the finance team as well as appraisals, training and development
  • Attend sales meetings and input in monthly forecasting
  • Maintain cashflow forecasts and present at weekly meeting with CEO
  • Oversee the monthly reporting and the provision of variance analysis and insightful commentary to identify results and trends
  • Track investment in technology department for R&D tax credit purposes
  • Oversee the operation of the outsourced payroll function

The person

  • Qualified (ACA or CIMA)
  • Experience within the industry, or a similar industry
  • Confident to work with senior management and not afraid to challenge
  • Ambitious and keen to learn and grow with the company
  • Excel Whizz

This is an amazing opportunity to join a fast-paced and lively work place where you can really add value and work closely with the business.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.