Financial Controller - Fixed Term Contract

  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Financial Control
  • Location
    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary
    60000 £ - 65000 £ / Year
  • External Reference

Badenoch & Clark are working with a fast growing, listed technology business based in Cambridge who are looking for a Financial Controller to join the team for a short term fixed term contract. Reporting to the Group Finance Director, this will play a very important role in assisting with year end.

* Preparation of statutory accounts and interim/annual reports
* Prepare for and supervise year-end and interim audit process
* Preparation of Board packs (financials and other reports)
* Preparation of financial budgets to support business plan
* Cashflow planning & treasury management
* Manage relationships with banks, auditors and accountants in UK and overseas
* Customer contract profitability analysis & reporting
* COGS & inventory accounting, including gross margin analysis
* Sales, revenue & gross margin reporting to VPs and to support commission calculations
* Working with overseas group companies
* Transfer pricing
* Working with sales teams on bids and quotes
* Work with procurement team to ensure best credit terms and prices with suppliers
* Corporate Governance / Compliance
* Assisting with securing working capital funding / financing as the business grows
* Ad hoc projects to assist Group FD
* Stand in for Group FD when on holiday and on other business
* Commercial contract management - customers and partners
* Negotiating with suppliers and partners
* Owning the cost calculator
* KPI management
* Pipeline and forecast management
* Scenario planning
* Cost management
* Banking and FX planning


Considerable Post Qualification Experience gained within a commercial environment (technology / software company desirable)
Considerable experience working for a listed organisation
Consolidation and general experience of international businesses
All round knowledge and experience of delivering an effective finance and accounting function
Financial Reporting (knowledge and experience of IFRS desirable)
Business modelling using Excel
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to articulate and confidently address finance issues and relate these to the business
Working knowledge of taxation / R&D tax credits / transfer pricing
Negotiations skills Badenoch and Clark acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Badenoch and Clark UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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