Balance Sheet Controller

Michael Page
£45000 - £52500 per annum
18 Jun 2021
16 Jul 2021
JN -042021-2559358
Michael Ternent
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Overseeing and developing the balance sheet reconciliations, looking to drive improvements to procedures and controls, with a focus on Inventory Management. Work closely with the other Finance Transactional Teams and the Business Partners to provide effective and efficient financial information.

Client Details

My client is a Surrey based international pharma / healthcare business


Key Responsibilities:
Balance Sheet Reconciliations & Reporting
* Oversee and develop the balance sheet reconciliations
* Work closely with the Stock Controller to ensure more robust processes and financial implications are understood by the Logistic dept.
* Develop the month end reporting of the Balance Sheet, working with the various teams & Business Partners to provide Management commentary.
* Look to develop to Working Capital By Division reporting.
* Work with IT to allocate balance sheet items to specific Divisions
Month End
* Run the month end Transactional close process
* Provide timely analysis of the B/S Rec and follow up with the relevant dept on any issues
* Take ownership of the intercompany reconciliations
* Own the cash management process (bank recs)
Other Tasks
* Process Flow Reviews - look to implement a continuous process improvement culture.
* Become a key finance contact to other departments (esp Logistics) and link between the Finance Transactional teams and the Finance Business Partners.
* Support the internal and external financial audits


* Qualified with experience in fast moving business, preferably in a business that has stock
* Good systems skills
* Advanced Excel skills
* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and ability to build effective working relationships with internal and external customers
* Experience in delivering improvements to financial processes and systems
* Numerate and excellent analytical skills
* Proven ability for attention to detail and accuracy

Job Offer

Salary of £38,000 - £50,000 plus 27 days holiday, bonus and other benefits

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