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Financial Controller

  • Location Oxfordshire
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH126915

Investigo are currently partnering a leading multi-faceted organisation based in Oxford to help find an experienced Financial Controller. This is an exciting opportunity to join a newly formed business unit.

As the Financial Controller, you will Report to the Finance Director undertaking all aspects of financial management, financial reporting, budget and forecast preparation as well as development of internal control policies and procedures and you will manage, mentor and develop a small team.

If you are seeking a challenge and desire to mould a function, this could be the right opportunity for you!

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, lead and motivate the team of direct reports to ensure they perform to the highest standards
  • Drive continuous improvement in ways of working and processes to ensure they are robust and operate to the highest level of efficiency and effectiveness
  • Effectively business partner with operational Heads of Service to ensure performance is monitored, drivers understood and mitigations put in place as appropriate. Constructively challenge as needed
  • Lead and coordinate the month end process to established timelines ensuring management information provides actionable insight
  • Maintain and develop appropriate KPI
  • Coordinate the annual budgeting/quarterly reforecasting process to agreed timetables
  • Provide finance transactional support for both companies working closely with the commercial finance team
  • Monitor and optimise cash flow

Qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA , ACCA or CIPFA) with minimum 3 years PQE. Ability to think operationally, strategically and make sound, commercial business decisions. Demonstrable experience in successfully leading and developing teams. Highly analytical mindset with the ability to design, create and interpret complex data sources and effectively communicate findings to key stakeholders

Background in Local Authority and/or Local Authority Trading Company environment is desirable.