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New Leaf Search Job Reference:: FLV/J2361
Job Title:: J2361 - Finance Controller - UK, Thames Valley - Asset Finance
Location:: SE Eng
Salary:: Excellent salary, plus bonus and benefits

J2361 - Our client is seeking a qualified (ACCA, ACA or CIMA) Finance Controller able to demonstrate
good technical accounting skills along with knowledge of internal controls. You will have a high level of proficiency in Excel, as well as being confident with analysing numbers and spreadsheets, you'll also be comfortable in dealing with people at all levels within the organisation, so your communication skills should be good. The successful applicant will drive changes to existing processes and services to ensure a focus on continuous improvement in efficiency. Due to the nature of the role and an environment which can be quite pressurised at times, you will need to be fully flexible, able to meet deadlines which can often change at short notice and also happy to embrace change. Excellent Salary, Bonus and Benefits. Location: UK, Thames Valley.


Production of statutory accounts.
Manage the year end and interim audits.
Prepare and file quarterly VAT returns.
Liaise with HMRC on all issues around VAT & PAYE.
Review of other regulatory compliance.
Monthly reconciliation of all Balance Sheet Accounts.
Manage and control month end balance sheet reconciliations and reporting.
Oversee management of ledger control and reconciliations.
Review and improve current processes, controls and procedures.
Manage, coach and develop a team.


Degree qualified.
ACCA, ACA or CIMA qualified.
Strong experience in a similar role.
Understanding of IFRS is an advantage.
Experience of Sage X3 or similar package is an advantage.
Excel - at a minimum: pivot tables, vlookups, reconciliation of large datasets.
Excellent attention to detail, commitment to accuracy and quality.
Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines.
Team player with strong positive attitude.
Adaptable and flexible.
Ability to work on own initiative without close supervision.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Enthusiastic “can do” attitude.
Strong analytical skills with an ability to summarise complex matters.

We strongly favour applicants with proven relevant experience in Financial Services; particularly in Asset Finance and Leasing.

Contact:: Katherine Amin
Phone:: +44 (0) 203 740 7222