We are looking for a fully qualified accountant to join Thomas Smith Group’s finance team as a Financial Controller. The role is a new vacancy as the company is growing at a rapid rate. You will be reporting to the CFO; taking on a leading role within the company; and will be helping create a positive environment that is looking to grow and expand.

 

Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Manage the Group’s financial operations, ensuring quality control
  • Coordinate and lead the preparation of the budget, forecasts and business plans
  • Prepare timely and accurate monthly group consolidated management accounts
  • Variance reporting, analysing trends and investigating discrepancies in a collaborative manner with the relevant teams
  • Support in the month-end and year-end close process
  • Assist in developing business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen the company’s internal controls
  • Lead and develop the finance team
  • Collaborate with external auditors and service providers
  • Additional operational finance duties as necessary

 

Skills required:

  • Leadership Skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Research and analytical skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Lean Management
  • High ethical standards and integrity
  • Proficient in accounting systems and Microsoft Office applications, particularly in Excel is essential
  • Fluent in written and spoken English with good communication and interpersonal skills

 

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

  • 5+ years’ worth of overall combined accounting and finance experience; including experience in managing accounting teams
  • Holds a recognised Accounting degree and a CPA warrant

Interested candidates are to send their CV together with a motivation letter by email to the HR Team at hr@tcsmith.com .