Financial Controller

Financial Controller
Posted 1 year ago

Location: London

Duration: Permanent

Start Date: asap

Salary: Up to £65k DOE

Job Description:

For over 25 years our clients have successfully been restoring London’s most historic and prestigious buildings. The impressive client base is a testament to the ability to consistently deliver a high-quality service to prestigious buildings and landmarks.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience as a Finance Manager or Controller in a small to medium-sized business – T/O c. £13m with 28 employees and c.45No. CIS suppliers
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work well with others and deal with clients and other stakeholders politely and effectively
  • Comfort using Sage Line 50 (or a similar accounting system), Job Costing and Payroll
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Excel and Word
  • Comfortable working in a busy environment
  • Carry out tasks in a timely, professional and accurate manner. 

Additional Information:

  • Assist to plan, oversee, and direct the construction projects from conception to completion, including organising the schedule of work, costings, and budget
  • Assisting the Construction Manager to manage the construction site on a day-to-day basis. This includes and is not limited to supervising the labour force, monitoring sub-contractors, checking materials, inspecting work, and overseeing quality control to ensure the project is delivered on time and on a budget. Setting benchmarks with agreed budgets and monitoring progress

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Accurate weekly payroll and payment to sub-contractors including inputting new employees. Check the CIS status’ and verify the same with HMRC
  • Preparation of Payroll Records and submission to the revenue
  • Record and monitor sickness (absences and payments) and holiday allowances
  • P11d reporting
  • Staff expenses, mobile phones and credit cards
  • Inputting of invoices
  • Accurate and timely supplier payments (subject to appropriate sign-off)
  • Credit Control
  • Preparation of accurate financial information for Accountants to oversee and sign off accounts
  • Preparation of financial information for external auditors
  • Monitoring cash flow
  • Bookkeeping, Prepayments and accruals
  • Reporting management figures (profit & loss/balance sheet/variance to budget)
  • Preparation of annual budgets and forecasts
  • Bank reconciliations and transfers
  • Preparation of tax returns e.g. VAT
  • Dealing with miscellaneous enquiries from clients, banks, HMRC, Insurance etc
  • Any other duties as required by management.


For more information or to apply for this vacancy, please contact Andrew Coulson at 01256 817878 or email or complete the application form below.

Job Features

Job CategoryPermanent
Start DateImmediate
SalaryUp to £65k DOE
ContactAndrew Coulson

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