Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Reference: BBBH457_1499700208
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 10, 2017 16:23

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with a boutique professional services firm based in Bond Street. The company offer an award winning service that has seen them win investment of £15 million. My client has recently opened an office in Washington, and has plans to open further branches in Hong Kong. The company is currently seeking a Financial Controller to lead the finance function and oversee this expansion. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly prestigious firm with international branches. The successful candidate will be fully qualified with professional services experience.

Key responsibilities:

  • Line management, training and development of a team of finance staff
  • Monitoring key economic and financial variables impacting the delivery of the firm's strategy
  • Developing & maintaining an up to date rolling 5 year financial plan with forecast/projections and tracking performance against agreed targets
  • Provide key input on strategic matters
  • Identifying growth opportunities and optimising the capital structure
  • Preparing annual firm wide budgets and KPI's
  • Full oversight of the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting functions

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Must be fully qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Must have prior professional services experience
  • Strong technical accounting skills are highly desirable
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Previous experience of managing and developing staff
  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Excellent Excel skills

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