Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East London, London
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Reference: BBBH164_1506703821
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 29, 2017 17:50

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with an award winning independent PR agency based in one of the most exciting and vibrant areas of east London. My client has been at the forefront of the PR industry for nearly the entirety of its 25 year history, as it rose from humble beginnings with a pair of brothers, to having offices across Europe, Asia and the US. My client works with a variety of companies spanning multiple industries, including sports, fashion and leisure. Some of the more well known clients represented by this agency include Ferrari, Tommy Hilfiger and Soho House.

My client is looking for a Financial Controller to sit in the group function as the number 2 role in finance and help oversee the finance function and aid the company with its steady growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and oversee the finance team consisting of 5 qualified and part qualified accountants
  • Supervise the production of the annual business plan budget
  • Prepare the group consolidation summary for the group accounts
  • Organise the year-end tax packs for all companies
  • Help implement new systems, controls and process' across the group
  • Work on various commercial ad hoc duties with the Finance Director

Key Requirements:

  • ACA/CIMA/ACCA qualified with 2-3 years post qualification experience
  • Previous managerial experience essential
  • Educated to degree level, ideally in a finance related subject
  • Proactive and outgoing personality due to the business partnering aspects of the role
  • Knowledge of the Navision system highly desired
  • Background in a media agency ideal