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Financial Controller - SH/5517/SL

Job Title: Financial Controller

Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + + car allowance + bonus

Location: England, West Sussex

Recruiter: Stuart Levers

Industry: Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

Job Reference: SH/5517/SL

An excellent opportunity for a resilient and results orientated Financial Controller with a private services business based in Horsham. You will provide strong leadership to the entire financial accounting team whilst leading the finance operations team. The business is amid a transformation project and your role will be pinnacle in supporting this process, you will be reporting directly to the Finance Director

As the Financial Controller, your role will entail, but not limited to:

* You will manage external relationships with auditors, tax advisors and HMRC. You will be accountable for statutory reporting and preparing for the external audit.
* In addition to raising awareness across finance of best accounting practise and sharing your financial knowledge, you will ensure that the financial processes are robust enough.
* You will ensure the business is up to date with accounting and financial risk policies in line with IFRS and any other relevant guidelines.
* Working with the finance operations team, you will need to ensure that the financial processes and systems are continuously improved to guarantee efficiency and effective controls.
* You will oversee any projects from a finance perspective that require cross-functional participation.
* With an emphasis on making significant improvements around the accuracy of the reported numbers, you will look at where those improvements can be developed and implemented.

As the Financial Controller, you will need to be a Qualified Accountant, ACA, ACCA or equivalent with a relevant solid experience working in a complex, preferably international business where the finance function is going through change due to the growth of the business. As well as being a strong accountant with an excellent technical skillset and natural analytical skills, you will need to be exceptionally organised and able to handle multiple tasks to deliver on tight deadlines. As the Financial Controller, you will need to be driven to deliver on driving change through the business whilst managing the financial accounting team.