Financial Controller (maternity cover fixed term 12 month) for UK Train Company

Project status
Project start date
As soon as possible
Project posted
7 Mar 2018 12:12
Project duration (approx.)
12.0 Months
Budget (approx.)
£391.3 / day
Level of Experience
Senior
Industry
Transportation
Area of expertise
Finance and Accounting
Consultant location
On-site
Location
United Kingdom
Languages
English (Essential)

Objectives and Key Deliverables

We are a UK based Transportation Company looking for a Financial Controller to provide fixed term maternity cover for up to 12 months based in Wales.

In this role you will provide divisional financial control and finance leadership whilst leading on divisional financial planning, analysis and reporting as well as managing the financial affairs of UK company (parent company) including accountability for the finance team and outsourced relationships.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Leading and coordinate the preparation of divisional forecasts, budgets and 5 year plans in line with group reporting
timescales
• Reporting of financial accounts, reconciliations, providing commentary and responding to queries from Group
accounts
• To manage the financial affairs including finance operations (payroll, AP, AR inc. recharging) as well as business partnering and management accounts for the UK Company
Group
• To be the divisional lead on risk communication

LINE MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES (if applicable):
• Financial Analyst, Financial Analysis & Reporting Manager, Finance Assistant

REQUIREMENTS:
• Accounting qualification ACA/ACCA/CIMA
• A qualified accountant with strong post-qualification experience in a group company environment
• Broad business understanding and a proven track record in financial accounting and reporting
• Expert Excel, presentation and strong written communications skills
• Attention to detail and a natural capability to meet corporate reporting standards and expectations
• Strong focus on delivery to tight deadlines including coordinating a wide array of stakeholders
• Practical experience working in a pressurised team environment with the ability to prioritise effectively
• Good interpersonal skills and influencing skills at all levels of an organization
• Flexibility in managing varying workload and willingness to get the job done
• Highly computer literate with advanced Office 365 skills a distinct advantage

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