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Financial Controller, Professional Services

Job Description

VANRATH are excited to be recruiting a Financial Controller for a well-established & impressive company, who are leaders in their sector.

The role will suit a hands-on finance professional who is commercially astute and offers an excellent remuneration package based on experience.

What's on offer?

  • Enhanced holidays including public holidays
  • Hybrid Working Policy
  • Income Protection & Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Flexible benefits package (eg Dental, Car Scheme, Charity)

What are they looking for?

  • Strong academic record at A level.
  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified accountant with a minimum of seven years' experience post qualification gained in a commercial finance environment.
  • Previous experience within a Commercial business in a Financial Controller role.
  • Previous experience in a Management position, to include the training and development of team members.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to build trusted relationships with both staff and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrable experience in the use of accounting software such as Sage, Oracle, SAP or similar across sales ledger, purchase ledger and nominal ledger.
  • Experience in the use of advanced financial modelling techniques such as macros or visual basic.
  • Legal qualification.
  • Practical experience within an M&A environment.

What's expected from the role?

  • Management responsibility for the finance team, ensuring all monthly deadlines are achieved.
  • Lead the preparation of monthly management accounts including practice revenue, expense, and variance analysis.
  • Lead the preparation of the monthly Financial Performance Report and Finance Board Reports for all legal entities.
  • Lead the finance team in the preparation of audited financial statements for all legal entities and manage the relationship with the external auditors.
  • Lead the finance team in the preparation of both budgets and longer term strategic financial plans across the Group, including the presentation of budgets to senior leadership and investors.
  • Lead the finance team in the preparation of rolling profit and cashflow forecasts across the Group, including the development of financial models and the presentation of such forecasts to senior leadership and investors.
  • Manage the working capital position within the Group including responsibility for credit control and the identification and efficient investment of surplus cash balances.

What's the next step?

If you think this role may be of interest to you, or you wish to discuss any other accountancy or finance jobs in Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Henry Webb at VANRATH or on LinkedIn in the strictest confidence.

Why use VANRATH as your career partner?

Established in 2000, VANRATH has become a market leader in Northern Ireland. This success is a direct result of our dedication to confidentiality, professionalism and the wealth of knowledge held by our Senior Consultants. VANRATH has a demonstrable track record in pairing the best local talent with leading local businesses.