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Financial Controller - Leeds

Competitive Salary - Finance
Ref: 119 Date Posted: Monday 24 Feb 2020
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Financial Controller

  • Leeds

  • Competitive Salary

  • Full or part-time considered

We’re thrilled to be assisting our client in their search for a Financial Controller.
As Financial Controller, this is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing and profitable technology consultancy as they take the next step on their expansion journey and play a pivotal part in helping to shape the business viability and commercial strength moving forward and help them to achieve their ambitious growth plans.

The role reports into the Finance Director and offers a real opportunity for the successful candidate to have a sense of ownership whilst working within a fun and flexible environment with tremendous potential to continually develop your role as this SME scales.


Responsibilities:


As an important part of the finance team, you’ll be responsible for driving the profitability and financial success of the business, covering a broad spectrum of responsibility and working closely with the Exec level analysing client account performance and partnering with various departments to guide forecasting.
  • Analysis & reporting of time WIP, utilization and billing optimisation
  • Shaping, improving & implementing systems, processes, and metrics in a fast-growing business
  • Experience of time management systems
  • Production of timely monthly management accounts
  • Improving systems and processes and metrics in a fast-growing business
  • Forecasting
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Cash Flow Management
  • Payroll (Outsourced) & VAT
  • Improving systems and processes and metrics in a fast-growing business
  • Liaison with external advisors

The Ideal Person:

We are looking for a hands-on, adept, all-rounder who will be supported by the services team, in developing the management reporting and year end accounting cycles.

  • Experience of working within a consultancy environment would be advantageous along with process implementation

  • Exposure to intercompany cross charging would be beneficial

  • Strong attention to detail – Completer Finisher

  • Well organised

  • Critical and analytical thinking with solution focus

  • Willing to work in a rapidly changing and growing environment

  • Communication skills – listening and working well with colleagues

The Company:

Our client has a real passion and deep understanding of data and provides their clients with the best ways to build data-centric and data connected solutions.

  • They work with some truly inspiring clients on anything from real-time data integration and data mining, business-wide Single View of Customer systems to their own SaaS product.

  • Facing new and exciting challenges every day, from ensuring high availability and performance of critical government systems to understanding and improving complex banking and finance data structures.

  • The Engineers have the opportunity to work on a broad range of technologies and platforms including AWS, Azure, .NET Core, Python, Java, .NET Core, Scala, Go, JavaScript, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, Kafka, SQL, Plus many more.