Financial Controller

Location
Rutland, England
Salary
£55000 - £60000 per annum + + Excellent Benefits
Posted
05 Jun 2019
Closes
03 Jul 2019
Ref
11173A
Contact
Leicestershire Jobs
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Financial Controller. Salary £55K to £60K + Excellent Benefits. Our client, a highly successful organisation seeks a qualified Accountant to undertake this key position as Head of the Finance Team. Reporting to the Director of Operations and Planning, you will possess sound commercial experience, particularly in the area of Management Accounts, Statutory Reporting, Financial Planning and Budgetary Control, Cash Management as well as Capital Planning. You will also be responsible for the delivery and management and control of all strategic financial plans together with reports, forecasts and financial control data, Payroll, and Taxation Matters. Candidates should possess the confidence to query information and the ability to work well under pressure and prioritise. Strong organisational skills and attention to detail is essential, as well as being a good written and verbal communicator and negotiator. You will be Computer literate, with experience in developing systems for improvement and efficiencies.

Skills & Experience

Essential
*Qualified accountant, preferably ACA, ACCA or CIMA
*Financial acuity and experience of budgeting
*Strong financial and commercial acumen
*Excellent written and oral skills
*Competent IT skills (Word, Excel, PPT, Outlook)
*Knowledge of accounting and administration systems
*Financial reporting (internal and external)
*Payroll and debtor management
*Able to prioritise short, medium- and long-term plans to ensure objectives are met
*First class planning, analysis and organisational skills
*Strong and effective leadership
*Proven decision-making and influencing skills
*Confidence to query information and ability to be assertive where necessary
*Ability to work well under pressure and prioritise
*Highest levels of professionalism and integrity
*Highest levels of attention to detail and accurate record keeping
*Good management and people skills

Desirable

*Knowledge of the education sector
*Experience of finance systems in the independent schools sector
*Track record of delivering continuous improvement and efficiencies within Finance Department
*Financial modelling skills
*Track record of designing and implementing a new finance system
*Robust and resilient under questioning and pressure
*A desire to train and develop a team

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