Financial Controller Head of Finance SME Agency

Employer
Talentedge
Location
Central London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 19, 2019
Closes
Oct 21, 2019
Ref
1301296534
Job Role
Controller
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Not qualified, Part qualified, Qualified
My client is a fast-growing independent branding agency. Boasting an impressive client list and excellent reputation in the industry, this is a rare opportunity to join their funky team. The position is a Financial Controller / Head of Finance role and will encompass all aspects of financial management. Key responsibilities will include:
• Financial reporting such as monthly management accounts, including variance analysis and commentary, board packs and P&L;
• Daily accounting including supplier payments, sales invoicing, bank reconciliations;
• Weekly cash reports and credit control status;
• Partnering with project leads regarding forecasts, revenue recognition and invoicing processes;
• Supplying accounting information & reports as required by the Management Team;
• Overseeing outsourced payroll;
• Preparing year-end audit file and statutory accounts. Liaising with external auditors and tax specialists;
• Preparing all tax accounting, tax packs, reporting and settlements including corporation tax, VAT, payroll taxes etc
• Treasury and Working Capital such as control over foreign currency bank accounts, proposing relevant FX trades and completing WC management reporting and forecasting
• Acting as a key liaison for operational teams with answering finance related queries About you:
• Ideally a qualified accountant (ACCA/CIMA/ACA or equivalent)
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to convey information to non-financial individuals while building a good rapport
• Desire to work in a growing creative environment
• Confident enough to challenge on all financial matters
• Strong eye for detail
• Prior experience in an SME environment very highly regarded

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