Financial Controller

Lighthouse Personnel Ltd
Rainham, London (Greater)
Up to £50,000
13 Mar 2018
12 Apr 2018
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Professional Membership
Seniority Level
Contract Type
Full time

Lighthouse Personnel Ltd have recently acquired this exciting opportunity for a candidate to join this fast-growing, multi award-winning pharmaceutical company based in Rainham.

The team you would be working in currently consists of 2 management accountants, a credit controller and a Purchase Ledger clerk, all of whom would eventually report into you.

‘Lighthouse champion long-term employment opportunities to everyone who work alongside us’

Job description – Financial Controller
Core requirements:
•    ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
•    Minimum 5 years PQE
•    Previous experience with Foreign Currency trading.
•    Advising on the financial implications and consequences of business decisions 

Additional Experience required:
•    Budgeting, planning and forecasting
•    Production of monthly financial management information pack
•    Production of yearly Statutory Accounts
•    Corporation Tax, PAYE and VAT returns
•    Offering professional judgement on financial matters and advising on ways of improving business performance
•    Providing information to aid key strategic decision making and formulating business strategies
•    Interpreting and communicating financial data to non-financial managers
•    Liaising with other function managers to put the finances and accounts in context
•    Monitoring and evaluating financial information systems and suggesting improvements were needed
•    Implementing corporate governance procedures, risk management and internal controls
•    IT Literate.
Additional Experience preferred:
•    Sage 200 and/or Microsoft Dynamics Navision
•    Experience in Pharmaceutical Industry.
This role is offered at a £50k basic salary, plus bonus opportunity of potentially 20%+.