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Financial Controller

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The role of a Financial Controller is to work within the Contract Senior Management Team providing effective and efficient management of Central Bedfordshire Contract Financial Responsibilities. The successful candidate will deliver high-level financial support, guidance and oversight to the Contract and wider Company initiatives.


Line Management of the contract finance team

Responsible for the Financial Figures for the Contract

Full responsibility for the production of the monthly client application, ensuring correct representation of cost capture & allocation

Management of the month end process, including production of the P&L, Balance Sheet and all other Financial Reporting

Full responsibility for the Balance Sheet

Lead on the financial governance processes for the contract including liaison and provision of information to external audit, client’s internal auditors and other audit reviews

Support the business in key decision support activities

To take executive responsibility in identifying, managing and reporting business Risks and Opportunities

Provide financial guidance and management on the contract making appropriate recommendations for Senior Managers

Ensure all financial policies and procedures relevant to the contract are current and adhered to

Lead on the internal and external audit, liaising with auditors to address and answer the queries, implementing and monitoring any audit recommendations

Support in preparation of the annual budget and quarterly reviews

Support the business in the regular forecasting exercises, ensuring a high degree of forecasting accuracy, challenging budget holders

Support the wider company finance and operational functions by taking a leading role in strategic projects as requested

Support the Directors to deliver the service taking, an active role in projects

Skills and Experience


Experience in a finance role including leading and managing finance teams

Demonstrated knowledge of accounting principles and processes

Experience in the preparation and monitoring of financial reports, annual budgets and forecasts

Excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills

Demonstrated experience in a senior finance role with direct contact and reporting responsibilities to your client.

Ability to present financial information to non-financial management

Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Effective time management and prioritisation skills

Advanced level use of Excel  (Visual Basic and SQL an advantage)

Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications, Word, Excel, Outlook etc.

Other Information

  • Salary: Depending on Experience
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Dunstable
  • Career Level: n/a
  • Terms: n/a
  • Keywords: Financial Controller
  • Closing Date: 20 September 2019