Financial Controller

Barrington James
13 Oct 2020
10 Nov 2020
Contract type
Full time
This role requires a life science background/experience.

Biotechnology company seeking a confident and results driven Financial Controller to manage and assist with improving our organisations financial performance and accounting operations. Responsibilities include, managing accounting records whilst evaluating and managing risk, ensuring compliance with regulations, publishing financial statements, analyzing financial data, monitoring and forecasting both expenditure and revenue.

The ideal candidate should have strong analytical skills, exceptional problem–solving skills, a passion for numbers, be highly organized, and have excellent leadership qualities. The Financial Controller should streamline our accounting functions and operations, provide financial analysis and reports and also train staff on business finance issues and promote regulatory compliance.

Responsibilities :
  • Assist with the preparation of month end accounts
  • Supervise with VAT returns
  • Ensure the completion of bank and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Budgeting, budget analysis and forecasting
  • Managing, mentoring and motivating the accounts team
  • Management of the audit process and external personnel liason.
  • Supervise with the preparation of year end statutory accounts
Job Requirements:
Qualifications :
  • Master's Degree in Accounting or equivalent.
  • Proven experience in finance management.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills.
  • Good leadership qualities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Sound knowledge of accounting fundamentals and proficiency in accounting software.
  • Compliance oriented.
  • Auditing experience

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