Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £59000 - £65000 per annum
Reference: RB4880_1542995411
Contact Name: Michael Swinburn
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 23, 2018 17:50

Job Description

Robertson Bell Finance are currently recruiting for a Financial Controller to join a prestigious and inspiring Local Authority based close to Clapham Junction.

Reporting into the Director of Finance, main responsibilities will include;

*Have an in-depth knowledge of statutory financial reporting requirements and financial regulations combined with proven experience of local authority accounting.
*Liaising with Auditors and attending committee meetings to ensure the highest quality reports
*Leading on the closure of statutory accounts
*Ensuring the medium and long terms financial plans are adhered to, and setting council tax budgets while producing key reports

The successful candidate will be fully qualified with Local Government and management experience, with a solid understanding of accounting principles and financial controls. You will be personable with excellent communication skills that has the ability to build rapport with budget holders in a warm engaging but often challenging manor. You must have the ability to prioritise work and to work to tight deadlines.