Financial Controller

Recruiter
Isosceles Finance
Location
Egham, UK
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
16 Sep 2020
Closes
17 Sep 2020
Ref
1706728220
Experience level
Qualified accountant
About us

Isosceles is a business accounting consultancy providing bespoke strategic and operational accountancy and finance expertise to UK and international companies. We work with our clients as part of their team and deliver tailored solutions across the finance spectrum - from purchase ledger to CFO.

Right now, we're looking for a qualified accountant to join us as a Financial Controller. You'll be technically strong, naturally analytical and a confident communicator. You'll play a key role across a portfolio of clients, so you'll need to be professional, influential and credible. As a senior professional, you'll lead trainee and junior accountants across virtual teams to ensure your clients receive a cost-effective, high quality, timely and accurate accounting service, so you'll be able to co-ordinate, develop and grow your team members. As an ambitious accountant, you'll see this as your next step towards Finance Director.

Exactly what you'll do on a day to day basis will be influenced by your clients, but typical responsibilities include:
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relations with clients and their external partners.
  • Provide sound pragmatic, commercial and professional financial information, advice and support directly to senior client stakeholders.
  • Provide and review monthly management accounts, ensuring they are accurate, commercially informative and professionally presented.
  • Manage the budget process.
  • Prepare profit and cash-flow forecasts.
  • Ownership of client deliverable timeframe.
  • Manage the compliance processes including VAT, Corporation tax and PAYE.
  • Validation of balance sheet.
  • Manage the production of statutory accounts.
  • Oversee/ support audits.
  • Manage the process for tax compliance and advice, liaising with tax advisers as necessary.
  • Oversee payroll delivery, which may also be provided by Isosceles.
  • Monitor and ensure client profitability, satisfaction and account development.
About you
  • Fully qualified.
  • Post qualification commercial experience, ideally with some exposure to the technology or a similar industry.
  • Highly numerate and analytical.
  • Excellent systems knowledge and capability, including Excel.
  • Experience in preparing statutory accounts.
  • Comfortable with financial reporting and regulatory requirements.
  • Able to make sound, commercial and workable decisions, act with integrity, consistency and clarity.
  • Credible, relatable, professional.
  • Some experience of managing and coaching a team.
  • Comfortable working at pace and to conflicting deadlines.
  • Driver. Able to travel independently to client sites as required.
We offer
  • Competitive salary
  • Life assurance
  • Benefits portal
  • Supportive colleagues
  • Brilliant clients
  • Coffee and Cakes (and fruit if you prefer)

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