Financial Controller

Posted 30 Jun 2020


Epsom (Business or Strategic Mgmt.)

Job Type:permanentDuration:
Category:Business or Strategic Mgmt.Recruiter Reference:SDX/TP/880760/57871
URL for Applications:Apply HereSalary:£70000 - £70000

At Prestige Nursing and Care we are leading the care industry to raise standards by providing high quality, personalised and specialist services that ensure people receive the highest quality of care.
With over 35 branches in England and Scotland and 75 years of experience in providing homecare to the community we are committed to be the best in our industry.
This is an exciting time to be joining Prestige Nursing and Care, part of the Sodexo Group. An opportunity has arisen to lead our dedicated Finance team. We are looking for an Experienced Financial Controller within our Head office based in Epsom.
Within this role the Financial Controller will provide both operational and finance support to the organization including budgeting, forecasting, monthly reporting, financial and commercial analysis including development of KPIs, managing the finance department, audit and tax requirements. The Financial Controller will lead and manage the finance team and works closely with the Managing Director to input all strategic and financial matters as they relate to finance, accounting, budgets, forecasts, contracts, opportunities to improve financial performance and processes and controls.
The Financial Controller will be responsible for ensuring that the organization has timely and accurate reporting and analysis, the accounting is accurate and passes internal and external audit, leadership, and has the financial
This challenging role has autonomy to make decisions, requires continuous professional development and values an open, honest, and creative team environment.
The main duties of the role will include
Assist Prestige MD and European CFO in developing financial plans for Prestige Nursing in the UK, based on key business metrics, identifying future opportunities to grow higher value services, increasing contribution and margin and organically growing the branch network.
Ensure adequate controls are installed guaranteeing a high level of internal control within the Finance department for all operations, respects the standards of internal and external regulations as well as the recommendations of the Group’s Internal Audit.
Provide accurate and timely financial information (including budgets) across the business to promote ownership and accountability of relevant key business metrics to be used to drive performance in the business.
Oversee Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Vendor Management, Payroll and Finance.
Manages the relationship with the Company’s auditors and external advisors.
Develop and deliver monthly analysis, KPI’s and reports to the COMEX Members and the wider business which facilitates the understanding of accumulated results and business performance.
Oversee the management and coordination of all fiscal reporting activities for the organization.
Monitor and manage banking activities of the organization.
Ensure adequate cash flow/working capital to meet the organization's needs and manage any intercompany loans.
Assist in the design, implementation, and timely calculations of wage incentives, commissions, bonuses and salaries for the staff and working with HR and Directors on assessing cost and benefit of other benefit schemes.
Work with Consulting firms, IT, and with the support of the wider Sodexo business develop and implement a new accounting, payroll and finance system to strengthen systems and provide stronger finance reporting in the future.
Support in assessing future acquisitions and leading integration of finance and back office of future and existing acquisitions.
Building business cases as required for all OPEX and CAPEX investments.
Key skills and attributes that we are looking for are-
Qualified accountant with a minimum of ten years’ post qualification experience.
Ideally exposure to a complex operational, multi site business and contract driven business.
A strong technical grounding and first class forecasting and budgeting credentials.
A progressive track record of running a finance department within a blue-chip, well managed business.
Prior experience of ensuring tight cost control in a competitive, low margin business.
Experienced in successfully influencing decision making and performance/profit improvement.
Experience of project management and program control.
Prior experience critiquing and presenting return on investment cases.
Strong evidence of resilience, energy and drive; an innovator who is able to lead and manage change.

What we offer in return
A competitive benefits and salary package
Car Allowance of up to 8k per annum
Private medical insurance
Yearly bonus up to 20% of salary dependant on company achieving targets set in place and company profits
28 days annual leave increasing every year by 1 to the maximum of 33 days over 5 years service
Work Place Pension
Access to “Your Prestige” Employee benefits scheme
A friendly, agile and flexible working culture.
If you feel you have the skills and expertise for this role and would like to find out more please apply on line and one of our dedicated colleagues will be in touch within 48 hours to start your journey with Prestige Nursing + Care.
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