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Financial Controller

  • Location

    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Kathryn Heeler

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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The main purpose of this role is to be accountable for the accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records and the comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results and ensure the reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards.

As the Financial Controller, you will be responsible for the finance department. This is a unique opportunity to join this high profile organisation in this senior position.

The responsibilities required in this role are:

Ensure the preparation of timely and accurate monthly management accounts and reports for operational management

Ensure the accuracy and integrity of the Company's accounting records and financial systems

Production of statutory accounts for the Company and its various subsidiary companies as and when required in accordance with the relevant accounting principles and the legislation of the countries in which they operate

Play a full part in providing relevant & timely financial information to the Managing Director to enable a balanced and objective assessment of the Company's strategy and objectives

Preparation of budgets, forecasts and business plans and continued monitoring & review of performance against them to enable robust reporting of variances.

Effectively manage the working capital components of the Company with specific attention to debtors and cash balances

Active management of overheads whilst seeking out areas for efficiencies for savings.

To explain the processes adopted and undertaken by management to keep under regular review the effectiveness of internal controls covering financial, operational & compliance controls

To develop and execute the Company's taxation strategy, Ensure returns for Corporation tax, VAT and other relevant taxes are submitted, payments made on time and all relevant regulations are complied with

The following skills are essential:

Ideally you will be educated to degree level

ACA Qualified

Excellent communication skills

An ability to liaise with all areas of the business

Flexibility and the ability to work in a fast paced environment

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