Financial Controller

Posted: 29th April 2020

Role Overview

As our Financial Controller, you will be responsible for timely production of monthly management accounts & board packs, VAT returns, cash flow forecasting, budgeting and audit as well as improving processes and implementing controls.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Producing the monthly management accounts and executive board packs on a timely basis, including reviewing actuals costs against budget costs and providing commentary where necessary.
  • Reviewing job margins & challenge surveyors and project manager on any significant margin variations or accruals.
  • Working the relevant manager and preparing annual and midyear budgets and updating rolling forecasts in the management accounts
  • Reviewing the month end processes and making improvements to eliminate any non-value adding activities
  • Liaising with the auditors during the year and managing the company audit at year end
  • Processing monthly payroll journals and reconciling salary, PAYE & NIC control accounts and reconciling figures with HMRC records.
  • Dealing with HMRC queries and reporting any findings
  • Producing & reviewing the 13-week cash flow forecast and working with the finance director in managing cashflow constraints
  • Reviewing weekly supplier and subcontractor payments and authorising payment on Lloyds banking system
  • Producing, reviewing and processing; P11D’s; Vat Returns; PAYE submissions; monthly journals including prepayments and accruals

Ensuring that balance sheet accounts are fully reviewed reconciled before month end closure

This is not an exhaustive list of your duties.

What we are looking for in our ideal Financial Controller: 

  • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently and have a high level of initiative to make improvements.
  • Very organised with the ability to multi-task and prioritise work load.
  • Commercially astute and is focused on delivering solutions and results.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills with a positive can do attitude
  • Excellent team player with exceeding organisational and management skills
  • Highly numeric with advance IT skill and highly proficient with Excel spreadsheets

Qualifications & Experience

  • Extensive management accounts experience and worked in a variety of similar roles in similar size companies.
  • Qualified ACCA or CIMA individual or Finalist with extensive management accounts experience.
  • Construction experience would be an advantage
  • Working Capital and cashflow management experience

If you are interested in applying for this role please send your CV and covering letter to

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