Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £325 - £375 per annum
Reference: BBBH75753
Contact Name: Dora Hepworth
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 02, 2019 10:11

Job Description

A High Growth International Digital Start-up brand are looking for a Financial Controller to join their fast paced team on an interim basis. Having quickly expanded the team, the company are looking for a Financial Controller to take responsibility of finance and expansion projects.

The Financial Controller will be responsible for all areas of finance including; overview of high-quality financial reporting, cash-flow monitoring, ensuring regulatory compliance and effective financial controls. This hands-on role is a fantastic opportunity for a 'hands on', ambitious, highly-motivated and enthusiastic accountant with proven post qualified experience. You will spend time on the following:

  • Monthly management accounts
  • Business partner with Account directors and budget holders
  • Monitor and analyze monthly/quarterly operating results
  • Negotiating supplier agreements
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Monthly revenue recognition and time sheet reconciliation to revenue
  • Daily accounting operations including oversight of revenue, credit card processing and payments
  • Managing the audit (internal and external)
  • Participate in cross-functional meetings to provide mentorship with regard to the implementation of new products, services and sales channels
  • Ensure timely and accurate invoicing/credit note issuance, general ledger journal postings, revenue recognition, analysis and reconciliation of relevant clients/projects
  • Execution of tax compliance activities, including VAT, income taxes, and monthly/annual payments and declarations
  • Responsibility for freelance contractor compliance
  • Assist in development and application of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

  • Fully qualified ACCA, CIMA or ACA Accountant (or overseas equivalent)
  • Previous experience in ahigh growth media environment (proffered)
  • High level of IFRS/US GAAP understanding
  • Experience in a similar levelled role is desirable
  • Management Experience
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to analyse and report on complex financial information
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Strong influencing skills with the ability to drive change where necessary
  • Proactive and able to demonstrate initiative
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to explain financial matters to non-finance staff

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