Financial Controller

Robert Half
50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
26 Jun 2017
23 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Robert Half Finance and Accounting are currently looking to recruit a Financial Controller to join an exciting Hospitality company experiencing huge growth based in Gloucester. For the right person the client is offering a very competitive:

GBP40,000 - GBP50,000 plus excellent benefits

About Our Client

A rapidly growing Hospitality company who have increased their turnover drastically over the last 6 years due to winning a number of high profile contracts amongst others. This role will report directly into the Finance Director to manage a team of staff and look to improve processes/controls/profitability across the business.

Role responsibilities will include but not limited to:
  • Assisting with the budgets for both company and group level
  • Reviewing and analysing the performance of group companies
  • Business partnering with the divisions to produce accurate KPI & BI
  • Leading and developing a team of three direct reports, two indirect reports
  • Business partnering with non-finance colleagues in sales and operations to support commercial decisions and propositions
  • Ad hoc project work and systems development
  • Budgeting, forecasting and commercial performance analysis
  • Attending pre-board meetings as the finance lead
  • Responsible for managing central finance functions: Marketing, Group Overheads, HR, Properties and Intra-group re-charge
  • Managing key deliverables e.g. VAT, Annual Returns and Corporation Tax
  • Prepare group/company budgets
  • Deal with external auditors in year-end process
  • Business partnering with division to produce accurate & meaningful reports and analysis
  • Manage cash reconciliation process

Person specification:
  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA level with a proven background in a hands on Finance Manager/ Financial Controller role
  • A track record of working in busy departments, driving and developing teams
  • A commercially focused mind
  • Fully ICT literate and competent in Excel to at least Intermediate level, with the ability to manipulate data from other sources for presentation to managers
  • Organised thought process, good presentation skills and ability to express financial information clearly to non-financial colleagues
  • Excellent planning and time management skills with ability to consistently meet exacting deadlines
  • Previous people management experience
  • Prepared to travel in the UK occasionally at weekends to events to support event cash management

For the right person the client is offering a very competitive:

GBP40,000 - GBP50,000 plus excellent benefits

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