Financial Controller / Senior Accountant / Finance Manager

WH Finance Ltd
St. Albans, UK
Competitive salary
21 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Experience level
Our client is a leading energy broking business that is looking to significantly increase its market presence in this highly competitive industry and is now looking to recruit a Financial Controller / Senior Accountant / Finance Manager to be responsible for the financial management of the business and play a significant role in the development of company.

Reporting to the Head of Finance and Audit, this is a highly varied role where your typical duties will cover:

* Day to day management of the finance function, ensuring that all financial transactions are recorded in an accurate & timely manner

* Preparation of weekly MI reporting with analysis and commentary

* Preparation of monthly management accounts including profit & loss, balance sheet and other internal reporting requirements with variance analysis

* Credit Control, ensuring debtor days are minimised

* Provide relevant financial information to the Senior team include income & expenditure & cash flow forecasts

* Support Finance and Operational Managers in understanding individual & team profitability

* Provide ad hoc reporting & analysis as required

* Review key risks and anticipate potential risks arising from new strategies and external factors

* Responsible for ensuring financial controls are robust & appropriate & in keeping with company policies

* Run commission statements

* Communicate sales figures & targets to team

* Create & tailor bespoke consumption reports with management information for clients

* Business Planning

Key Requirements:

* ACCA / CIMA qualified

* Experience in similar role

* A proven track record ideally gained from the energy sector is highly desirable.

* Good understanding of Accounting frameworks, policies & procedures

* Strong all-round accounts experience including month end processes, sales & purchase ledgers, credit control, reporting & analysis

* Influence business decision by demonstrating a detailed understanding of financial expectations

* Excellent communication skills at all levels across the business and with all stakeholders

* Good knowledge of using MS Excel & Sage 50

* Organised & efficient with excellent attention to detail & the ability to work to tight deadlines

* Excellent interpersonal skills

* Strong client management skills to manage the needs of the clients

* Excellent communication and customer service skills

* Negotiation skills

* Strong analytical skills

Exceptional career prospects are available and interviews are ongoing so apply now

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