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Financial Controller

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We are currently recruiting for a rapidly growing company (£3bn turnover) in St Albans who require a Financial Controller for a 15 month maternity cover.

Is this the next step in your career Find out if you are the right candidate by reading through the complete overview below.

The Financial Controller role is responsible for assisting with the co-ordination and management of the Treasury function and also for various month end accounting tasks and activities.

Additionally the Financial Controller directly manages a financial analyst and acts as a mentor/supervisor for the Management Accountant and Assistant Financial Controller.

Support month-end and year-end close process, being responsible for a number of balance sheet and P&L accounts, and reviewing those that the Financial Analyst is responsible for Manage the Quarterly VAT reporting process, supervising the Assistant Financial Controller in this area Manage the Monthly and quarterly bank reporting and covenant testing, supervising the Management Accountant in this area Work with lender agencies and Financial Analyst to ensure quarterly interest payments are calculated correctly, with regard to each lender and their WHT status Act as an authoriser on banking platforms Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting Perform other ad hoc duties as required (for accounts and other departments) To drive improvements in all areas To ensure that processes are scalable with the expansion of the business.

Professional accounting qualification A good understanding of treasury process A good understanding of month end reporting Experience in submission of quarterly Group VAT returns Effective communication skills; verbal, electronic and written.

Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and to work to deadlines.

This Financial Controller role requires a talented and exceptionally capable individual who has the drive, enthusiasm and motivation to support the ongoing development of this dynamic and growing business.

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