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Newly Qualified Finance Manger/Controller

Newly Qualified Finance Manger/Controller

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  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Maximilian Courtnage

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Newly Qualified Finance Manager/Controller - Reading - £50.000 - £55.000 + bonus - Permanent - Only requires travel to the office once a week (the rest remote)

My client needs a newly qualified Finance Manager/Controller due to a period of change. My client will consider a candidate straight from practice or a candidate that has qualified through industry. This is an exciting role working for a leading business in its sector. This role will step in the CFO shoes in the next few years.

Key duties:

  • Preparation of statutory accounts
  • Inter-company: annual review of agreements, monthly inter-company account reconciliations, billing and settlement
  • Banking: supervision of bank balances in multiple currency's
  • Basic cash flow forecasting in multi-currency
  • Treasury: management of FX open positions and working with the CFO and third-party brokers on hedging strategy
  • Management of cash investments
  • Month End routines, variance analysis, review of key balance sheet account reconciliations, revenue and expenditure analysis
  • Tax: UK, US returns, payments, strategy; work with CFO on e.g. UK R&D tax credits.
  • Potential involvement in monthly/quarterly management and Governing Board reporting
  • Periodic calculation of EC project cost rates for EC funded cost reimbursement Research and Development projects
  • Ad hoc projects as required by CFO, CEO, Executive Management team

What you will need to be successful:

  • Must be able to work as part of a team and contribute to the team's ongoing development and success
  • Must be highly organised and methodical
  • Must be able to take responsibility for own workload and manage tasks through to conclusion with minimal supervision
  • Statutory accounts experience, especially in UK and US, is essential
  • Good excel skills
  • Staff management skills (managing a team of 1)

How to proceed:

Please apply below or email your CV to

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.