Financial Controller

Financial Controller

  • Location

    Basingstoke, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £85000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Miles Gallagher

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Financial Controller Construction £70,000 - £80,000 Basingstoke, Hampshire.

Wade Macdonald is currently recruiting for a Financial Controller to join a rapidly growing and well known national construction company.

This is a senior role with exposure to the board, requiring liaison with all Business Unit Directors. The Financial Controller will provide full accounting services - controlling the day to day running of the finance function.

Principle duties and responsibilities :

  • Maintain forecasts for all sites as agreed with the Finance Director.

  • Full accountability for day to day and month end reporting and adherence to the Group Policy Manual.

  • Reconciliation of plot information between Anaplan and Dynamics

  • Reconciliation between the forecasting system (Anaplan) and the ledgers (Agresso)

  • Ensuring that Balance Sheet reviews and other appropriate financial controls are performed to the required timescales and any risks highlighted to the Finance Director

  • Preparation of sales and marketing spend forecasts with the sales and marketing teams

  • Forecasting of S106 contributions with the planning team

Providing advise to the business on SDLT , VAT etc

  • Attendance at company meetings as required by the Finance Director, including cost review meetings and build sales meetings

  • Prepare and present monthly trading accounts / forecasts along with half-year and full-year statutory reporting packs.

  • Preparation of the financial papers for the monthly Board Pack

  • Preparation of JV Board Papers to the required timescales

  • Provide general and ad-hoc tasks as required by the Finance.

  • Monitor key dates to ensure we fulfil our commercial and financial obligations on land, local authority and tax payments.

  • Maintain risk schedules in line with Group Business Assurance Control tracker on all projects.

  • Deputise for the Finance Director in his absence

  • Day to day management and supervision of the finance team.

The Successful Financial Controller will be a fully qualified (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) Accountant with previous experience of working for a construction / housebuilder company being highly desirable. You will be highly IT literate with previous experience of Anaplan, Coins and Cognos also highly advantageous. You will have good communication skills. Adherence to deadlines, and the ability to work under the pressure of month end and year end deadlines. Excellent problem solving and investigative approach to Financial Management.

This is a great opportunity for a Financial Controller looking to step up into a divisional FD role within 12 months.

£75,000 - £85,000 plus bonus plus benefits. Basingstoke, Hampshire.

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.