Finance Controller

Robert Half
80000.00 GBP Annual + GBP75000 - GBP80000 per annum
08 Apr 2017
22 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Controller based in West London.

You will manage the internal transaction processing team. Specifically entailing:

o Managing and controlling the standard accounting transaction processes of accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll and expenses processing

o Standardising processes wherever possible to provide excellence in processing at minimum cost

o Assisting in the management accounting, forecasting, cost analysis and provision of management information and support to Directors and Managers of the Company with specific responsibility for the central departments

o Detailed involvement in the month end close to ensure timely, accurate and complete monthly and quarterly reporting to US and UK management

o Responsibility for the preparation, review and follow-up of remedial actions relating to monthly balance sheet reconciliations

o Ensure compliance of accounting and reporting treatment in line with Group requirements, in particular compliance with revenue recognition policies

o Supervise the accounts receivable and accounts payable teams as well as the payroll & expenses team

o Regularly review AP ledger and review and approve AP payment runs

o Review and approve regular expenses payment runs

o Provide regular and detailed input to company cash forecasts

o Ensure compliance with SOX procedures and participate in their ongoing process of review and update

o Assist in the implementation of the NetSuite SAAS solution across the Company, including maintaining the flow of information and reconciling the results between NetSuite and Microsoft Dynamics GP

o Key point of contact for financial institutions, including being a bank signatory and running the company credit card scheme

o Key point of contact for internal and external auditors

o Assist the Finance team in the preparation of the UK subsidiary accounts and UK tax returns under UK GAAP

o Ad hoc projects to include financial modelling and integration of acquisitions

Your Profile

o Qualified accountant (eg ACA/ACCA/CIMA)

o Experience of reporting to US Parent Company under US GAAP is desirable / Used to working to strict deadlines and able to work the hours necessary to get the job done

o Professional services or computer software industry experience is desirable

o Ideally, experience of UK payroll legislation

o Experience of working with NetSuite accounting systems would be desired

o Communicate and influence effectively at all levels, build good relationships both internally and externally

Salary & Benefits

o Base GBP70k - GBP80k

o Pension scheme with employer matching up to 5% of salary

o 22 days holiday rising to 25 with service

o Life assurance from start, private medical care and income protection insurance after qualifying period

o Corporate gym membershipo Stock purchase plan, cycle to work, home PC and travel season ticket loan schemes

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.