Financial Controller - First step from practice

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Medway, Kent
Salary
£50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted
22 Mar 2024
Closes
19 Apr 2024
Ref
JN -032024-6375136
Contact
Paul Urquhart
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Newly qualified

Excellent newly created financial controller role which would be ideally suited to somebody looking to take their first step / second step into industry from a reputable firm of chartered accountants. The company is based in Medway, Kent

Client Details

My exclusive client is a leading player within its sector, which has grown significantly in recent years. They have an excellent reputation, and are now looking to appoint a new Financial Controller to support the Finance Director.

Based in Medway, the client is accessible from most areas in North Kent, Medway, Maidstone and Swale, but the role is predominantly site based.

Description

This is a newly created Financial Controller role which would be ideally suited to a strong, all round accountant looking to take a first or possibly second step from an accountancy firm.

You will be involved in the preparation of the monthly management accounts, providing insight and analysis on trends and comparisons to previous year / period.

Additionally you will be involved in the year end process, financial accounts and financial reporting, proving to be a key ally to the Finance Director.

Ultimately you will aim to oversee the month-end process, improve systems, processes and procedures, and support the finance director on strategic projects

Profile

The ideal candidate for this financial Controller should have:

  • A formal accountancy qualification - ACA, ACCA most likely
  • Ideally trained in a practice environment with range of clients including some which are operational service providers.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures.
  • Strong excel skills and the ability to use multiple systems
  • The ability to mentor and develop team members

Job Offer

  • £50-65,000 depending on experience

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