Financial Controller

Michael Page Finance
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
30 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
This is an excellent opportunity to become the Financial Controller of a leading and dynamic Business Services Company based in Cardiff that has experienced fast growth in recent years. Client Details Our Client is an exciting, commerical organisation based in Cardiff within the Business Services sector. The company has expereinced rapid growth over the last 10 years and is going trough another exciting period of their life cycle. Description The Financial Controller opportunity shall suit a commercially astute and ambitious individual who will be keen to play a key part of a dynamic and result driven organisation. The Financial Controller will support the Finance Director and will initially be responsible for a small finance team of 2 direct reports, potentially rising to 4 direct reports as the business evolves. The Financial Controller will take full responsibility for the day to day management of the finance function including: All aspects of accounting operations, including billing, A/R, A/P, N/L and banking Overseeing the Financial and Management reporting (daily, weekly, monthly and ad hoc basis) Statutory reporting and regulatory compliance, including taxation Financial planning and analysis (budget and forecast). Budgetary control (P&L and working capital management) and efficiency generating initiatives Management and training of the finance personnel Development of the finance function's processes and internal controls Analytical support for the relevant departments Relationship management with service providers Profile The successful candidate will be a hands-on finance professional with the following attributes: ACA, ACCA or CIMA with Ability to operate efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced environment Excellent analytical and communication skills High achiever (strong intellect, superior work-ethic and drive to succeed) The following experience is highly desirable: System, process and operational change management within a growing organisation You will be a qualified accountant with demonstrable commercial focus, strong influencing and communication skills and you will be experienced in leading a team, coaching and training them as required. You will have a thorough knowledge of technical financial and management reporting. In fitting with the values of the organisation, you will be a proactive and hard-working individual who is eager to make improvements, take ownership and help in effective execution of deliverables . Applications from all sectors are welcomed but experience of working within a commercially driven environment would be beneficial. Job Offer up to £45k Basic Salary This job was originally posted as