Salary£60000 - £80000 per annum
Pure have been exclusively engaged to recruit the newly created role of Financial Controller for a rapidly growing commercial construction business based in Essex.

Turnover and profit have grown every year since our clients inception. The growth of the business continues to be achieved without any business development or marketing resource, a very real measure of both the quality of there employees and the level of service provided to repeat business clients.

The newly created position of Financial Controller has four clear purposes:

1. To ensure the business is run in a compliant way and the finance function has strong systems, controls and processes
2. Lead the development and management of IT systems across the business
3. Provide sound financial advice and guidance to the Board and senior management team
4. Contribute towards improved performance and profitability with strong cash management

Key Responsibilities:-

• Produce profit and cashflow forecasts to ensure first quality cash management
• Produce an annual budget and monthly management accounts with comparisons to year to date expectation, including all relevant KPIs
• Manage cash against cashflow forecasts and ensure all stakeholders are paid on time
• Provide stewardship' to the Board to ensure business decisions are justified financially
• Manage and develop new business software
• Manage and develop a small finance team in addition to recruiting quality team members as the business grows
• Manage statutory compliance including the annual audit process, VAT, CIS, Corporation Tax, etc
• Manage key relationships such as Bank and Auditors
• Ensure fully compliant with all legal accounting regulations and deadlines
• Various ad-hoc reporting as required by the business

Skills, Knowledge, Experience:-

• Qualified Accountant - CIMA/ACCA/ACA
• Previous experience working within the construction industry desirable
• Strong commercial awareness and ability to add value
• Highly Computer literate with good working knowledge of Dynamics Navision desirable
• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written at all levels
• Organisation skills - able to prioritise and plan own and teams work load
• Ability to analyse data, interpret & relay information
• Strong financial modelling, budgeting and forecasting skills. Ability to present variances and improve performance

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Andy Dowsett

Accountancy team

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