Financial Controller

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Coller Capital
  • 04 Aug 17

The Financial Controller will oversee the day to day running of the Group Finance team. This will cover the Statutory Group Audit as well as all Management Accounting produced in the team and expense and payment runs. This role will also be responsible for the management of all staff within the team on a day to day basis including appraisals and goal setting.

  • Liaise at a senior level with other departments regarding Group Finance matters, operating as a right hand person to the Head of Group Finance
  • Interpret numbers commercially and effectively communicate these to the Head of Group Finance and other relevant individuals (such as budget holders in other departments, COO etc)
  • Manage Group Finance’s external relationships such as company auditors
  • Provide effective and commercially focused management reporting packs together with insightful commentary
  • Provide constructive challenge to departments during the annual budget process
  • Drive the strengthening of controls and ensure we have timely and appropriate processes to support the accuracy of all financial data
  • Identify inefficiencies and introduce solutions
  • Review the management accounting for Coller Group companies produced by the accountants in the team
  • Run the year end financial close and statutory audit each year
  • Oversee all payment runs / invoice processing
  • Oversee cashflow management including bank reconciliations, recommendations on treasury deposits, fx transactions and monthly cashflow forecasting
  • Prepare VAT / Corporation tax returns for the Coller Group
  • Produce the FX reporting that is presented to the FX committee each month
  • Accountable for team deliverables and deadlines
  • Perform and ad hoc tasks or projects as may reasonably be required from time to time
  • Review and manage the payrolls and pension contributions for Coller Capital Limited, Coller Capital Inc. and Coller Capital Hong Kong
  • The balance between the FC “doing” and “reviewing” will be discussed and agreed with the Head of Group Finance.