Financial Controller

Salary/Rate:c.£95,000 per annum
Type of work desired:Perm
Desired work region:London
Sector:Business Services
Post Date:11. 03. 2024
Ref:34965
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About Profile

  • A highly skilled Financial Controller with over 14 years of experience specialising in the commercial services sector.
  • Strategic financial planning, including budgeting, forecasting, and proforma completion with C-suite stakeholders. Conducting meetings with department heads to challenge costs deemed unfeasible.
  • Leading the audit process, preparing statutory accounts, and ensuring IFRS compliance. Acting as the main liaison with audit teams.
  • Reviewing and completing the month-end process for UK and US entities. Enhancing efficiency and reducing finance risk by implementing streamlined processes and reports, including automated P&L and balance sheet models.
  • Business partnering with department heads, providing personalised financial analysis reports using advanced Excel models to support decision-making and offering cost improvement solutions.
  • Establishing and managing the monthly balance sheet reconciliation review process, implementing controls to detect account abnormalities and new accounts.
  • Spearheading an emergency cost reduction project for legacy departments during the COVID-19 pandemic, conducting vendor analysis and achieving a 10% reduction in vendor spend.
  • Successfully managing the migration of accounting reporting software from SAP to OneStream and internal HR software to ERP Workday software.
  • Assuming responsibility for systems accounting tasks for Infor, including creating cubes, dimensions, and reporting models.
  • Supervising two direct reports (management accountants) and overseeing the accounts payables and receivables team.

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