Financial Controller

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Contact Name: Harper May
Job Published: June 14 2022

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with well known events business in London. They are currently looking for an ambitious, driven, and enthusiastic Financial Controller with a flair for numbers and attention to detail to join our team at our headquarters in London. As a Financial Controller, you will work with the accounting of our companies in the UK, Croatia, and Sweden, and be responsible for ensuring the finance team is delivering their day-to-day tasks as well as managing and improving the group's financial performance and directing our accounting operations.

The position provides excellent opportunities to build experience within a small team. From the start, you will work closely with the Finance Director as a key contributor in monthly, quarterly, and annual closing procedures. You will have opportunities to work on individual and team projects such as process improvement.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading the team in the preparation of the month-end balance sheet reconciliations, ensuring issues are resolved on a timely basis.
  • Running monthly business reviews with other divisions ensuring accountability of strategy and budgets.
  • Revenue reconciliation.
  • Consolidation of Group entities.
  • Maintain and track cash flow.
  • Analysing Financial data including analysis of commercial KPIs.
  • Compliance reporting.
  • Management of the annual audit of the Group
  • Participating in the budgeting process.
  • Assist with year-end procedures and communication with auditors.
  • Support implementation of systems for increased control and efficiency.
  • Management of finance team members.
  • Management of Event Finance team and weekly seasonal reporting.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Organised and excellent attention to detail.
  • Passion for working in an exciting and fast-paced environment.
  • Qualified accountant or relevant industry experience.
  • Preferably 1 -2 years PQE.
  • Responsible and committed to meeting team goals and deadlines.
  • An energetic personality with a positive attitude.
  • Excellent communication skills and fluency in written and spoken English
  • Driven, independent, open-minded, and flexible.
  • International travel will be required.
  • Excellent accounting skills.
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits to work in the UK