Financial Controller (Professional Services)

  • Job Reference: 4690
  • Date Posted: 1 July 2020
  • Recruiter: Arlington Resource Management
  • Location: Central London
  • Salary: £60,000 to £75,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: benefits
  • Sector: Finance Director, Finance Controller, Finance Manager, Company Accountant
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Leslie Walters
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 02083494040

Job Description

Financial Controller - Professional Services - £65-75,000 - London

Our client is one of the UK's leading Professional Services and Business Advisory Firms, T/O £15m with 150 staff and growing. Based in the City, the firm is looking for an impressive accountant as Financial Controller, a number one role, reporting to the Board. To aid further growth and diversification in the business, the new Financial Controller will be responsible for:-

  • Quality management information and attendance at Board meetings
  • Enhancement and integration of financial and practice management systems
  • Oversee team of 4 staff; bookkeeping, VAT, reconciliations, billings
  • KPI reporting, WIP analysis, recoverability and productivity reporting
  • Budgeting, forecasting, management accounts and variance analysis
  • Group accounts, capital accounts and year end statutory reporting
  • Liaison with HR and payroll team; administer auto-enrolment scheme
  • Insurances, professional indemnity, legal liaison, ad hoc reporting

This is an excellent Financial Controller role for an accomplished accountant with man-management experience seeking a long term opportunity to contribute to the development of a Professional Services organisation as the number one in finance. An accounting qualification (ACCA, CIMA, ACMA, ACA) and experience in a similar professional services environment (practice, accountancy, legal, insurance, surveyors) are both desirable, although other candidates can be considered. Salary is negotiable according to experience.