Financial Controller

Financial Controller

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Tom Soten

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Gleeson Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for a qualified (ACA,ACCA,CIMA) Financial Controller to join a well known and growing business based in Leeds. The role is based in a £15million turnover division of a large multinational business. Reporting to the Group Financial Controller and working closely with the divisional MD, divisional management and central finance teams, this Financial Controller role requires the applicant to provide financial control, management, analysis and support to the division and report performance to UK Group Finance.

Duties & Responsibilities: Financial Controller, Leeds, £55,000

  • Act as the finance lead and business partner to the entire division
  • Co-ordinate and direct the preparation and analysis of the budget, actual monthly results and financial forecasts and report variances
  • Co-ordinate and direct the preparation of month end accounts
  • Prepare and publish timely month end financial statements and business information
  • Support the management team in analysing, understanding and interpreting the operational and financial performance of the division and local offices through use of both operational and financial KPIs and help improve business decision making and performance
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Also ensure robust and reliable cost control measures are in place and operating effectively
  • Support key divisional business and Group Finance initiatives
  • Manage and report debt and debt collection and ageing performance
  • Support and work closely with the Group Finance function and audit processes

Qualifications & Experience, Financial Controller, Leeds, £55,000

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA,ACCA,CIMA) with proven post qualified experience
  • Proven working experience as a Financial Controller / Business Finance Partner / Head of Finance
  • Experience of change management - preferably including IT projects
  • Maintenance and development of financial and operational KPI's and trends to highlight actual and desired performance
  • A financial leader and team player with high levels of energy, enthusiasm and professional standards
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills at all levels including the ability and confidence to present to the management team
  • Experience of working in a Group environment and reporting information to and working and collaborating with Group Financial Colleagues

For more information on this fantastic Financial Controller role based in Leeds please do get in touch

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