Financial Controller

Posted on Aug 23, 2019 by CV-Library

City and County of the City of London, United Kingdom
Accountancy
Immediate Start
£75k - £85k Annual
Full-Time
Financial Controller with a professional services background? I'm recruiting a Financial Controller for one of the UK's leading barristers chambers, they are a highly successful and ambitious chambers looking for an FC with gravitas who enjoys the day to day financial operation of a complex business. As Financial Controller you will be working in an interesting environment with a focus on analysis, reporting and hands on operation.

This will include overseeing the bookkeeping, managing all aspects of the finance function, reporting to the CEO and the Management Committee, and developing a close working relationship with external colleagues including the auditors and Bank. Financially minded, you will be a confident, first rate communicator, resilient, self-sufficient, motivated and flexible but with a hands on approach and outstanding analytical skills.

Full control of the hands on finance function

Taking control of annual budgeting and business planning processes

Overseeing operating costs. In addition to the routine operation of the financial ledgers, this includes formal monthly & quarterly reporting of Chambers' business performance, management and reporting of the Chambers' cash flow, plus items including trade creditor and debtor management

Manage the audit process

Prepare & present statutory accounts

Manager the Chambers' outsourced payroll function

Manage treasury accounts & cashflow

Providing financial support and analysis

Liaison with statutory bodies

Managing VAT and other statutory returns processes

Keeping costs under review at all times, with a view to identification of possible savings measures;

Oversee Chambers insurance programme;

Act as Chambers' Money Laundering Officer and play a leading role in other areas of compliance such as Bribery Law;

Full or part qualified accountant - Financial Controller / Finance Manager Accountant

A good working knowledge of Sage would be beneficial. Full or part qualified accountant (ideally ACA, ACCA, CIMA or other) you will be a Financial Controller / Finance Manager Accountant.

This is a full-time role. However, for the right candidate, the Chambers may consider an individual who, whilst being able to work for 5 days a week, may wish to work shorter hours than the 'normal' full working day, if this were to apply, salary etc. would of course be pro-rated accordingly. You should be professionally qualified (ACA, CIMA, ACCA etc)

Due to the number of responses we receive to our advertisements we are unable to respond individually to each application. If you do not hear from us within 7 days you may assume you have not been selected this time - but you are welcome to apply for any future vacancy you feel you are suitable for. Thank you for your interest in Acme Appointments

Reference: 210672324

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