Amazing Finance Controller for one of UK’s best architecture practice – 1 year maternity cover

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One of London's best Architecture practices is looking for a Finance Controller to join their team for a year as a maternity cover.

Amazing Finance Controller for one of UK’s best architecture practice – 1 year maternity cover

One of London’s most prestigious architecture practices is looking for a finance controller to join their amazing practice for a year for a maternity cover. You will have the exciting opportunity to lead the financial control across the practice by managing the policies, processes and systems.

Key Responsibilities for this Financial Controller Role

Finance Team Management, Policies, and Systems
Team Management:
  • Oversee Finance Office and Accounts Payable Supervisor
  • Ensure efficient processing of accounts payable, staff expenses, credit cards, and sales ledger
  • Motivate and develop the team through leadership, coaching, and reviews
Policies:
  • Oversee and update financial policies for balance between studio and home working
  • Promote financial control through staff training and presentations
Finance Systems:
  • Lead finance system improvement projects
  • Review and update SAGE 200, Procurify, and Rapport 3
  • Participate in studio-wide systems improvement projects
Cash and Balance Sheet Management
Cash Management:
  • Proactively manage cash flow and liaise with bankers
Balance Sheet Management:
  • Review monthly balance sheet reconciliations for accuracy
FX Management:
  • Review receipts forecast by currency
  • Monitor FX rate fluctuations and execute FX trades and hedging
Statutory Financial Reporting and Tax
Audit and Annual Statutory Accounts:
  • Lead production of year-end statutory accounts and liaise with auditors
Corporation Tax:
  • Liaise with tax advisers and review annual computations
  • Contribute to tax planning and manage HMRC requests
China Entity:
  • Ensure accurate financial records and adherence to Chinese regulations
VAT and Payroll Taxes:
  • Review VAT returns and payroll tax calculations
  • Liaise with the People team on staff salaries and benefits
Insurance and Compliance:
  • Lead annual insurance renewal process
  • Ensure statutory reporting compliance and maintain company minute books
Other:
  • Provide financial information to regulatory bodies as required
Skills Necessary for this Financial Controller Role
  • Be a qualified accountant, preferably ACA.
  • Provide quality and accurate work with a deadline
  • Knowledge of accounting softwares, preferably SAGE
  • Knowledge of excel
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

About the company

  • Great studio environment with a very friendly atmosphere to work in
  • Amazing employee packages
  • Work in an award-winning studio

One last thing…

If you fit the criteria of all skills, characteristics, and software knowledge, for this exciting Financial Controller role; please apply below and attach your CV. In addition, if you have a friend or colleague who you know is looking for a similar role; refer them over to us and take advantage of our great referral scheme.

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