Financial Controller

Recruiter
Mature Accountants Ltd
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£25,000 - £29,999
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Mar 2018
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Our client is a world-leader in deploying innovative text mining for high-value knowledge discovery and decision support. They aim to produce software and solutions to help the healthcare industry speed up the drug-discovery cycle and improve patient outcomes.

They are looking for financial controller to help manage all aspects of finance and contracts in a busy office.
Role Description
The role can be full or part time – hours to be agreed. This is a hands-on position, supported by an accountant and accounts payable assistant, and you must be able to work in a fast-moving small company environment, which requires flexibility and the ability to work at all levels within the organisation.This is a varied and interesting role with opportunities for growth within the company. Reporting to the COO, the successful candidate will be a proactive, confident and enthusiastic performer who is able to multi-task and perform to deadlines.

  • Preparation of consolidated monthly management accounts for UK and US companies
  • Statutory year-end accounts and audit (with external auditors)
  • Reconcile and agree inter-company balances
  • Full Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Review of payroll and benefits, currently in 4 countries
  • Interacting with HMRC for payroll, VAT, share valuations, etc.
  • Working closely with HR on pay and employee benefits
  • Raising of invoices and subsequent tracking/credit control
  • Help with preparation and tracking of customer and supplier contracts
  • Project administration, including time and cost tracking and reporting
  • Assistance with financial budgeting and forecasting
  • Manage cashflow and treasury
  • Continuously improve systems and internal controls
  • Overall management responsibility for finance team
  • Other administrative tasks, as required
  • Experience RequiredThe ideal candidate will be a quick learner and will have the following attributes:

    A solid understanding of bookkeeping, VAT, payroll, audit, etc. and a good grounding in accounting practice is essentialFamiliarity with NetSuite and/or other accounting packagesA good understanding of project accounting and reportingGood oral and written communication skillsAttention to detail with a proactive problem-solving attitudeExcellent Excel skills, ability to build and manage complex financial spreadsheetsRelevant tax experience such as R&D tax credits useful but not essentialExperience of working in multiple jurisdictionsKnowledge of commercial contracts, company secretarial issues and/or compliance would be advantageousPeople management experienceCIMA/ACCA/ACA or equivalent qualification
    This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/79346457

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