Financial Controller - Remote

Employer
REED
Location
Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jan 08, 2021
Closes
Feb 12, 2021
Ref
1923242442
Job Role
Controller
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Not qualified, Part qualified

**Remote Financial Controller Opportunity **

Circa £62K + £7K Car and Bonus

A new opportunity has become available working for a leading distribution business. This role will be based remotely but you will be required to travel between two sites once a week which include Southampton and Birmingham.

We are looking for an experienced Financial Controller who will manage the running of a controlled and efficient finance function, working within guidelines to deliver accurate financial results in a strong, control-focused environment.

The Key Responsibilities of the Financial Controller will include:

  • Deliver solutions to minimise financial and commercial risk
  • Improving efficiency, profitability and cash flow
  • Provide appropriate analysis and recommendations to influence decision making processes
  • Communicating any changes in commercial and financial requirements effectively
  • Developing robust working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure financial and customer reporting and forecasting aids decision making in the business
  • Deliver BU and UKI strategy
  • Adopt and deliver the UKI Finance strategy
  • Ensuring performance of automated processes within the finance function are adopted where practical on accounts, optimised and operating effectively
  • Ensure financial controls are highly effective and compliant
  • Create and maintain high class financial reporting
  • Understand and manage sources of profit delivery including flex budgets, gain share, KPIs, pricing mechanisms etc.
  • Ensure cash neutrality is maintained under the agent status where relevant
  • Actively manager, develop and motivate the finance team
  • Manage and support career development and succession agenda
  • Manage and develop financial and commercial expertise in the business

Experience Required

  • Proven track record in a similar level role with experience of the above requirements
  • Experience in business management, financial auditing or cross divisional companies
  • Ability to influence key decision makers at all level
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting processes and terminology
  • People management experience and excellent communication skills
  • Relevant financial qualification (ICAEW, CIMA, ACCA) or equivalent

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