Financial Controller

Posted 24 January 2024
Salary £70000 - £80000 per annum + Pension and Bonus
LocationCity of London
Job type Permanent
Discipline Accounting & Finance
Contact NameSherine Rose

Job description

KennedyPearce are working with a Leading SME infrastructure company based in the city hiring a Financial Controller. This role manages 2 junior accountants and reports into a Finance Director. This position is newly created due to growth of the company. This company have a flexible working policy and around 2-3 days in the office are required per week.


  1. Financial Planning, Analysis, and Management:
  • Manage budgeting and forecasting
  • Develop and implement financial models to support strategic planning and decision-making.
  • Conduct regular financial analysis, identify trends, and provide insights to senior management.
  • Proactively support managers to manage budgets throughout the year aligned with business goals.
  • Provide financial insights to support decision-making and contribute to long-term financial planning.
  1. Reporting and Compliance:
  • Prepare accurate and timely financial statements, reports, and forecasts.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant accounting standards, regulations, and tax requirements.
  • Coordinate with external auditors to facilitate annual audits and reviews.
  1. Cash Flow Management:
  • Manage cash flow
  • Implement effective working capital management strategies.
  • Monitor and analyse financial risks and propose mitigation strategies.
  1. Financial Controls and Processes:
  • Supervise a small team to deliver effective and timely Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Tax, Treasury, Payroll, Financial, and Management Accounting services.
  • Maintain robust internal controls and continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of financial processes.
  • Provide guidance on financial policies and procedures.
  • Optimise the processing of our financial transactions with improved systems and technology.


To be successful in this position, we're seeking the following skills and experience:

  • A qualified accountant: ACA, CIMA, ACCA.
  • Proven experience in a Financial Controller role (or working at a similar level) with an SME