Financial Controller

Hertfordshire Permanent £85,000 - £90,000 per year
  • Exciting Growing company based in Hertfordshire
  • Permanent head of finance overseeing finance function

About Our Client

Our client is a dynamic and rapidly growing business committed to excellence and innovation, they are seeking a highly skilled Financial Controller to join their team and drive their financial operations to new heights. As a leader in their field, they offer a stimulating work environment, competitive compensation, and ample opportunities for professional growth and development.

Job Description

  • Develop and implement comprehensive financial strategies, policies, and procedures to support organizational goals and objectives.
  • Oversee the preparation and analysis of financial reports, budgets, forecasts, and variance analyses to provide insights into company performance and trends.
  • Manage month-end and year-end close processes, including journal entries, reconciliations, and financial statement preparation in accordance with GAAP.
  • Lead the annual budgeting process and provide ongoing monitoring and analysis of budget vs. actual performance.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements, tax filings, and financial audits.
  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance efficiency and accuracy in financial operations.
  • Provide strategic financial guidance and support to senior management and key stakeholders.
  • Manage and mentor a team of finance professionals, fostering a culture of excellence, collaboration, and continuous learning.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; ACA, ACCA or CIMA certification.
  • Proven experience (min 2 years) in a senior financial leadership role
  • Strong knowledge of financial principles, practices, and regulations, including GAAP
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement financial strategies to drive business growth and profitability.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Proficiency in financial management software and advanced MS Excel skills.
  • Prior experience managing and mentoring a team of finance professionals.
  • innovative and strategic mindset with the ability to "think outside to the box "

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement savings plan, and paid time off.
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement within a rapidly growing company.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment where your contributions are valued and recognized.
Harley Hopkins
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+44 172 773 0119

Job summary

Job function
Banking & Financial Services
Accountancy & Finance
Business Services
Contract type
Consultant name
Harley Hopkins
Consultant phone
+44 172 773 0119
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