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Financial Controller

Financial Controller

  • Location

    Reading

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Marc Harris

  • Contact email:

    marc.harris@wademacdonald.com

  • Job ref:

    MH2621_1641400176

  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-02-04

  • Consultant:

    Marc Harris

Financial Controller - Reading / Hybrid - £65000

The Company

A large charity based in over 50 countries across the world require a Financial Controller to join their friendly, collaborative team. This is an organisation that truly makes a difference to the lives of tens of thousands of people every year.

Working in a hybrid manner, you will be based at home and in state of the art offices in Reading. You will report directly to the Financial Director and work closely with the wider organisation.

The Role:

As the Financial Controller you will lead and manage the finance function with two direct reports and responsibility for all policies, processes and procedures.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the annual audit process
  • Support the business with technical finance queries which cannot be answered by the Finance Business Partners
  • Ensure that the business has all financial policies it needs
  • Ensure financial ledgers are complete and up to date
  • Ensure treasury management is in place underpinned by data and analytics
  • Keep up to date with changes in legislation
  • Lead the annual budget and quarterly reforecast processes
  • Building on the outputs of the monthly finance team business partner meetings
  • Ensure finance systems are reviewed and regularly tested for fraud/error
  • Upload all approved budget or reforecast data to financial reporting systems
  • Produce consolidated annual financial statements, as well as preparing draft accounts
  • Own all financial calendars and ensure the team clearly understand what is needed for review to ensure reporting deadlines can be met
  • Review and approve adjustments to payroll before requesting approval by the CEO
  • Support the People team with financial queries related to payroll or pensions

The Successful Candidate:

You will be a qualified accountant with experience in consolidated accounts for multiple legal entities. You will ideally have worked within audit and be able to demonstrate the ability to business partner across an organisation. You will have strong communication skills, demonstrating that you can work with all levels of an organisation.

What You Will Receive In Return:

Outside of financial rewards and excellent benefits you will know that you are contributing to an organisation that makes a huge difference to tens of thousands of people's lives every year.

Financial Controller - Reading / Hybrid - £65000

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.