Robert Half

Financial Controller

Robert Half
England, London
£50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
11 Mar 2019
08 Apr 2019
Andre Carli
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Professional Membership
Contract Type

An entertainment start-up company based in Central London is looking for a Financial Controller to set up the Finance and Accounting department.


Reporting to the CFO the Financial Controller will be responsible for the:
  • Preparation of annual financial accounts prepared for audit;
  • Maintenance of good relationships with our Auditor
  • Preparation of monthly statutory/management accounts and cash flow statements;
  • Management of billings forecasting;
  • Administration of payments to all staff, PAYE*, VAT and suppliers;
  • Managing to invoice, in and out of the business;
  • Debt management;
  • Preparation of annual budgets and provision of monthly updates;
  • Preparation of key financial performance metrics;
  • Development and maintenance of financial systems;
  • Analyse financial information to assist with business profitability and growth;
  • Provide accurate and sound management reporting to assist with key decision-making;
  • Produce financial statements including P&L accounts, cash flows, work in progress, variance analysis and commentaries;
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations or all accounts;
  • Manage all payments including payment of salaries to staff;
  • Review accounting processes and practices and wherever possible improve these to ensure efficient financial operations;

  • Be a fully qualified accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA);
  • Experience in the Food and Beverages or Leisure/hospitality sectors;
  • Experience in systems implementation;
  • A self-starter and autonomous professional;
  • Have exceptional interpersonal skills and able to successfully communicate with people at all levels, both financial and non-financial;

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms:

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