Financial Controller

  • Location

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Audit & Finance

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  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Gemma Hartley

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  • Published:

    9 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Gemma Hartley

Job Type: Full-time

Location: City of London

About Us

JCW Search is a global recruitment business with annual revenue of £20m looking for its newest member of the finance team based in London. The business has recently opened offices in Frankfurt, Los Angeles and Austin and continues to grow in our two core offices in London and New York.

The successful candidate will be joining an established business support function with plenty of opportunities for career development in a relaxed working environment. They will need to be comfortable working with multi-currency environments.

Who we’re looking for?

Due to the substantial growth within the business globally we are now looking to grow our Finance team. We currently have a team of 4 people including our Finance Director. The Financial Controller will be working within the multi entity multi-currency environment, although this is not a requirement to be successful in this position it is a key responsibility within this role.

The successful candidate would show diligence along with strong attention to detail in all aspects of their work. Have experience manging a team and taking accountability for all individual deadlines. Showing strong communication skills across all levels of the business and responsibility for the quality of work emanating from the finance team.

Knowledge/Experience/Skills Required for Role

Reporting sales and cash weekly to Directors in the business

Preparation of annual budget within tight reporting timescales.

Preparation of monthly management accounts, within one week of month end.

Reporting actual performance against budget and revising forecasts

Management of relationships and key stakeholders in the business.

Preparation and submission of monthly VAT returns

Preparation of all month end reconciliations including fixed asset registers, sales ledgers and other creditors.

Reporting directly to the Board of Directors

Safeguarding and controlling the company’s finances ensuring that all statutory regulatory, contractual reporting and compliance obligations are met.

Continual improvement of financial reporting, policies, procedures and strategies.

Planning and overseeing year-end audit and statutory account preparation clearance.