Financial Controller

Full time , Permanent , Milton Keynes Competitive Ref No: IPRS6530
Our client has a permanent vacancy for a Financial Controller to produce relevant financial reporting and Business Information to assist executive and operational management to understand the financial performance of the business. In addition: • analyse and forecast financial trends • calculate the financial impact of business decisions. • assist the Financial Controlling Manager in producing quarterly forecasts and annual budgets and strategic plans for the business area for which they are responsible. • assist operational managers in the financial control and reconciliation of their clients & merchants’ performance. • to be proactive in the continuous improvement of the processes and procedures within the Finance • Department and within the business area for which they are responsible. Duties Production of monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual reports in the agreed format to enable the management to understand the financial performance of the business in accordance with agreed deadlines – using HFM ▪ To interpret the reports produced above and provide timely and relevant support and advice to operational management. And to analyse and comment on monthly results. ▪ To assist in the development and maintenance of a financial reporting dashboard for their business area, to include visibility on sales performance and KPIs by product. ▪ Production of quarterly forecasts, annual budgets and plans for their business area, in accordance with agreed deadlines – using Tagetik ▪ To produce and update a Risks & Opportunities analysis, identifying and quantifying the positive and negative factors that could affect the business in the reporting period. ▪ Production of ad-hoc and/or transversal reports and analysis as required by either the Financial Controlling Manager, Finance Director, Business Segment Head or Regional Finance Team. ▪ To implement any mandatory reports specified (e.g. Organic Growth Management, P&L by product etc) ▪ To improve the processes, the reporting tools and procedures within the Finance Department and within the business area for which they are responsible – using Account schedule module and Power BI ▪ To provide such information and explanations as required by external and internal auditors. Requirements ACCA/CIMA qualified or Bachelor's or master's degree equivalent in accounting, business, economics, finance, or a related field ▪ Several years of experience in finance and preferably some years in commercial environment ▪ Leadership skills ▪ Interpersonal skills to communicate, interact and collaborate with various stakeholders ▪ Outstanding mathematical skills and high standard accuracy ▪ Data Analysis skills ▪ Strong knowledge of accounting principles ▪ Experience with working with specific financial systems such as Navision-Business Central, Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) or Tagetik would be a plus. ▪ Understanding of data privacy standards Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available.
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