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Financial Controller

A Finance Controller is normally someone who is a critical thinker and with strong analytical skills. A Finance Controller will oversee all accounting functions and work alongside yet oversee other colleagues in a finance department.
Financial Controller going through data with colleague

Financial Controller

Job Description & Responsibilities

  • Oversee the daily financial operations for the company
  • Budgeting, Forecasting and reporting for key decision makers within the business
  • Year end reporting and accounting
  • Supervise an accounting team or finance team
  • Handle a lot of statistical data
  • Manage audits and review findings
  • Assist various departments in creating budgets
  • Ensure the company you work for complies with laws and regulations

Management Accountant

£32,000 - £38,000 p/a

Permanent

Manningtree, Essex

A client of ours in the Manningtree (Brantham) area are recruiting a Management Accountant to join their team. This is a full-time permanent position working Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm and paying between £32,000 - £38,000 per annum depending on experience.

Date: 5th April 2024

Job ref: KH92295_1712325483

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Accounts Assistant

£26,000 - £28,000 p/a

Permanent

Chelmsford, Essex

A client of ours in the Chelmsford area are recruiting an Accounts Assistant to join their team. This is a full-time permanent position working Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm and paying £26,000 - £28,000 per annum depending on experience.

Date: 3rd April 2024

Job ref: KH92281_1712155752

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Accounts Assistant

£25,000 - £28,000 p/a

Permanent

Kelvedon, Essex

A client of ours in the Kelvedon area is recruiting an Accounts Assistant to join their growing team. This is a full-time permanent position working Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm and paying £25,000 - £28,000 per annum depending on skills and experience. This is a new role due to business growth...

Date: 2nd April 2024

Job ref: 91896_1712047254

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Management Accountant

£19.00 - £22.00 p/h

Temporary

Witham, Essex

Prime Appointments are pleased to be working with a manufacturing company in the outskirts of Witham who require a Management Accountant to join their team for at least six months (but this could be extended). Working 9:00-5:00 Monday - Friday paying £19.00 - £22.00 per hour depending on...

Date: 1st April 2024

Job ref: LAS00091877_1711976403

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Finance Administrator

£12.00 - £12.50 p/h

Temporary

Witham, Essex

Prime Appointments are pleased to be working with a manufacturing company based in Witham who require a Finance Administrator to join their team on a temporary - permanent basis. Working 8:30-5:30pm Monday - Friday paying £12.50 per hour depending on experience.

Date: 1st April 2024

Job ref: LAS00092236_1711972812

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Financial Controller FAQ's

What Skills & Experience Do I Need?

There are many paths to becoming a Finance Controller:

  • Fully Qualified in ACCA or CIMA
  • University degree in accounting or other finance discipline
  • While some employers are happy to consider qualified by experience candidates (QBE), extensive work experience within an accounting role of 5 years + would be required

However, formal qualifications aren't the only requirements. You will also need to demonstrate:

  • Excellent computer skills including Advanced Excel / MS office
  • The ability to manage time, meet deadlines and prioritise
  • The ability to communicate with different employees to explain financial risks
  • A proactive, self-starter
  • Management and leadership experience
  • Analytical skills to analyse data effectively to make decisions
  • Leadership skills to motivate team members

What's the Average Financial Controller Salary?

The average salary for a Finance Controller is £55,000, although this figure can fluctuate depending on location and experience. As you gain more experience and become more qualified, you will find that your overall salary can increase to over £80,000.

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