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      Financial Controller

      Magnus Gwatidzo

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      West Yorkshire


      £48,000 - £ 51,000

      Job Status

      Permanent / Full Time

      An opportunity to lead the smooth running of the day-to-day operational finance function and oversee the financial planning and analysis process of a Trust.

      What will you be doing?

      As a Financial Controller you will lead and manage the finance team, ensuring high levels of customer service, accuracy and reliability.  You will lead on recruitment, induction, and appraisal of designated staff, providing effective communication, training, and mentoring to enable staff to carry out duties.

      You will also deputise for the CFO as and when required and be responsible for overseeing the financial administration related to purchasing, payments, banking, sales and income processing financial transactions.  You will also play a lead role in the year end audit and production of financial statements.

      You will be responsible for reviewing and quality assuring the management accounts and budget forecasting function of the Trust, ensuring management accounts and budgets are produced in a reliable, timely and accurate manner as they form the basis of decision making. You will ensure consolidated returns are accurate and completed and submitted timely to external bodies including DfE Returns, TPS audit, VAT and other HMRC returns etc.  

      What’s in it for you?

      • Salary – c£48,000 – £51,000
      • Free Parking
      • Local Government Pension scheme
      • 37 Hours working week
      • Onsite working

      What you need to offer:

      This is a Financial Controller role so we would expect candidates to possess a recognised CCAB accountancy qualification, but we are open as to whether this would be ACA / CIMA / ACCA or CIPFA and this will run alongside previous experience within a similar role.

      In addition we are looking for someone with experience of leading a team, who has also successfully implemented, reviewed and developed systems and processes that support a finance function.

      You will need extensive experience working in financial management,  demonstrable expertise in the completion of financial reports and ability to complete core transactional work alongside strategic level responsibilities.  Most importantly as a Financial Controller you will have experience of consolidating accounts and managing financial risks.