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Financial Controller

  • Location: Stevenage
  • Salary: £29.20 - 39.55 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 8 days ago

  • Sector: Finance
  • Contact: Vicky Turner
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01772 698149
  • Duration: 10 months
  • Start Date: January 2022
  • Client: Morson Talent
  • Expiry Date: 22 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 197077VIT

Financial Controller
Stevenage - working from home during Covid with hybrid working after training

10 month contract
£29.20/hr PAYE plus hols or £39.55/hr Umbrella

Our client is looking for a Financial Controller, reporting to the Team Leader in Cost Accounting & Control, this role is to coordinate the provision of Financial Planning, Analysis and Controlling for Business Management, working with eight and nine figure budgets

The role is a wide ranging one that requires interaction with individuals both in UK and Central controllers

The role requires coordination, preparation and reporting of data across the relevant Business Areas, requiring communication with a diverse selection of individuals from Cost Centre Managers to Business Managers within the UK and the respective Central Controllers

Job Profile

• Coordination, preparation, analysis and reporting of Monthly Management Accounts for assigned Business Areas
• Work is to be delivered in a timely and accurate manner to Central Controlling - adhering to IFRS / GAAP, and monthly cost centre reviews are carried out with the relevant managers
• Management accounting data is analysed and reported to both UK management and Central Controllers, highlighting any business and financial risks and opportunities, providing key data to ensure business goals are achieved. The Business is provided with a high level of financial support and analysis to ensure that financial consideration is given in all business decisions
• Helping to prepare price audit data and Hourly Rate data 
• Assist in controlling, analysis and reporting of CAPEX
• Central controlling initiatives and new information requirements are supported
• Preparation and analysis of Internal Controls (segregation of duties analysis)

Skills/Experience Required

• Strong experience in a similar role
• SAP experience essential
• UK National due to potential restricted access to UK ERP systems
• Detailed experience of Management & Financial Accounting
• Ability to coordinate and communicate within a complex business model, across all levels of the organisation
• Experience of supporting and analysing business decision making
• Microsoft Office – with Excel to an advanced level as an essential
• Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines whilst maintaining high quality of output

Education & Training

Essential –
Strong experience in a similar role

Desirable –
Fully or part qualified accountancy qualification

Working Pattern
Monday to Friday days

Occasional travel to other UK sites

Base of Work
Following a familiarisation period on site this role will be working from home then a hybrid working pattern once COVID restrictions are lifted by the client

The successful candidate will be required to apply for and receive a basic disclosure certificate prior to commencement of the contract.

The successful candidate will be required to pass BPSS security clearance before confirmation of contract offer.

Inside Scope of IR35

Morson is acting as a recruitment business in relation to this vacancy

CIMA; ACCA; FCCA; ACMA; GCMA; ACA; AAT; project accountant; management accountant; reporting accountant; finance manager; finance controller; FPA; forecasting; audits; IFRS / GAAP