Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Start Date: 14/09/2016
Reference: BBBH54839
Contact Name: Kate Bray
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 14, 2016 11:36

Job Description

An entrepreneurial, growing leisure business operating throughout London are looking for a Financial Controller to join their team. The role will be responsible for all aspects of management and financial reporting as well as direct management of the Finance team.
The role:

  • Preparation of financial statements and statutory accounts
  • Reconciliations and ownership of key balance sheet areas
  • Analysis and review of monthly management accounts
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Monitor, analyse and approve capital expenditure
  • Cost and budgetary control - budget holder reporting and meetings
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Manage a team of 3
  • Maintain and improve systems and processes to ensure strong financial control, identify risks and implement internal controls
  • Drive efficiency's and improvements of processes/systems
  • Lead on preliminary and year-end audit
  • Produce statistical and financial reports as required to Finance Director, budget holders & Group
  • Business partner the sales & marketing teams, looking particularly at costs
  • Report writing
  • Completion of VAT and corporation tax returns

The person:

  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified
  • Relevant senior financial experience in a similar role, in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to lead, train and motivate and develop staff
  • Effective communicator at all levels both internally and externally
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ideally experience of improving/changing reporting process and systems (system savvy)
  • Someone who can take ownership - great work ethic, able to get things done

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving business at a time of rapid growth. You will get fully involved with the business and experience a great culture and working environment, along with great employee benefits.

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.