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Financial Controller

Location : Newport
Type : Permanent
Salary : £55k

Really exciting role for a high calibre financial controller looking to work in a vibrant and energetic organisation. This will be a challenging but rewarding career move as you will be integral to the success of the growth of this business.

The role will be responsible for all financial planning, budgeting, group reporting, accounting for reserves, tax and cash flow management for a private equity backed business. The successful candidate will be commercially and technically astute. This is an international and growing business which, for the right person will provide a superb opportunity to add real value. One direct report.

Key accountabilities:

  • Preparing accurate timely monthly financial information covering all companies in the group, for the Chief Financial Officer for presentation to the Board and External Stakeholders
  • Oversee publishing of individual and consolidated statutory accounts under both UK GAPP and IFRS accounting standards.
  • Management and preparation of budgeting and forecasting including targeting and monitoring.
  • Oversee the Accounting Department which is expected to grow with the company.
  • All tax reporting for the group including the subsidiary
  • Coordinate the annual statutory audits for all companies in the group
  • Regulatory reporting
  • Maintain a system of control over accounting and reporting.
  • Responsibility for all intercompany accounting under the relevant tax authorities.
  • Evaluate and manage financial risks.
  • Responsibility for balance sheet reserve accounting
  • Required to work closely with senior managers and other stakeholders on ad hoc projects

Personal Requirements/Skills - Qualifications

  • Fully qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with a least 3 years post qualification experience, preferably degree qualified
  • Experience of a Financial Controller role in a private equity backed business preferred.
  • Group and intercompany experience would be highly beneficial
  • Up-to-date technical skills and confident working knowledge of both IFRS and UK GAPP.
  • Exceptional organisational and communication skills is required together with proven leadership capabilities.
  • Ability to work closely with external advisors
  • Self-motivated and able to work under own autonomy or as part of a team
  • The Financial Controller will have the opportunity to grow and develop as the group matures and expands its portfolio

Position of : Financial Controller, Newport

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