Financial Controller - Hybrid

  • £80000 per annum
  • London
  • Posted: 08/05/2024
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 387148522

Job Details

“It takes less time to do things right than to explain why you did it wrong.”   Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. 
Sheridan Maine is partnering with an esteemed media organisation, recognised for its innovative approach and commitment to excellence in the media industry. Our client is seeking a talented Financial Controller to join their dynamic team and contribute to their ongoing success.
As a Financial Controller, you will have the opportunity to work within a Group Finance function, collaborating closely with the Head of Financial Reporting and Operations. This role offers a unique opportunity for a dedicated and driven individual to play a key role in shaping financial strategies and driving business growth.
Your responsibilities as the Financial Controller will include:

  • Prepare annual statutory accounts under FRS102 and lead contact during audits.
  • Prepare annual returns and meet statutory requirements for all companies.
  • Assist in various aspects of the Pension Scheme, including cash flow analysis and deficit reporting.
  • Compile monthly management pack and quarterly forecasts for presentation to the Board.
  • Report monthly to shareholders.
  • Reconcile and forecast group cost centres.
  • Manage annual corporation tax.
  • Ensure compliance with all tax deadlines and requirements, including US tax compliance.
  • Identify and pursue opportunities for efficiency and process improvements within Group Finance.
  • Ensure compliance with internal and external controls and regulations.
  • Handle ad hoc finance and business projects.
  • Provide ad hoc reporting and support to the Head of Financial Reporting and Operations, and the CFOO.
  • Manage, coach and develop small team.
To be considered for the role of Financial Controller, you will:
  • Be a qualified accountant (ACA) with PQE.
  • Possess strong technical knowledge with previous statutory reporting and tax experience.
  • Have a strong understanding of financial principles, practices, and regulations.
  • Possess strong managerial skills.
  • Be able to deal effectively with both financial and operational management and staff at various levels.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Flexible hybrid working pattern (3 days office-based, 2 days remote).
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Vibrant and inclusive work environment with a culture of innovation and creativity.
If you are a motivated and ambitious Financial Controller seeking a new opportunity with an esteemed media organisation, we encourage you to apply! Please click on “apply” as soon as possible.
You are required to be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore, if we have not responded to your application within five days, please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

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