Financial Controller - Private Equity backed business

Elevation Recruitment Group
23 Feb 2021
25 Mar 2021
Job role
Elevation Senior Finance is currently looking to recruit a Financial Controller on behalf of a Private Equity backed business in Leeds.

This is a high profile role with an organisation that is set for a sustained period of growth. Working with a prodigious Finance Director you will be a key support to the business in the provision of high-quality business analysis and reporting to assist in understanding the financial performance and key trends of the organisation. The role will encompass periodic management reporting, planning, and forecasting, budgeting, business case preparation, and analysis in accordance with strategic priorities and year-end duties.

This is a fantastic opportunity to provide you with excellent experience in the world of private equity and give you the fundamentals to become an FD/CFO in the future.

Duties & Responsibilities: -

-Create monthly and annual reports on a monthly and annual basis to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts -Closely manage cash flow by tracking transactions, forecasting spend and regularly reviewing internal reports -Supervise and manage financial accounting staff, including formal appraisals in line with company policies -Provide a financial decision support service in evaluating and analysing business performance and preparing financial proposals to assist in ensuring expected business returns are targeted and achieved -Develop and implement new financial processes and improvements -Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported -Maintain financial reporting systems to comply with government regulations and legislation -Collaborate with external auditing, tax, and other services to ensure compliance with all regulations -Assist in company-wide budgetary planning and oversee, review, and track to the budgets for each business department and company to spot and effect cost reduction opportunities -Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies -Create systems to prevent errors in data collection and calculations -Report to the FD with timely and accurate financial information -Assist the FD in presenting reports to stakeholders and board members -Manage VAT and corporation taxes reporting -Manage Month-end and year-end close process and external audit -Document and develop business processes and policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

The successful Financial Controller will need to be able to demonstrate the following skills and experiences:

-Strong interpersonal and communication skills - both written and verbal -Ability to work in a fast paced environment and able to work to tight deadlines -Strong analytical and forecasting skills -Strong technical accounting skills -Clarity of vision and ability to drive change -Effective team leadership skills -Advanced Excel skills and experience of other financial systems -Proven experience of financial and management accounting -Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent experience -ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified

Elevation Accountancy & Finance is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment focusing on the recruitment of talented Accountancy and Finance professionals across all levels, from Ledger Clerks through to Financial Directors in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you.

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