/ Position: Financial Controller UK – Air Division
/ Location: Farnborough
/ Salary: £65,000 – £70,000 – Dependent on Experience

Reporting to and working closely with the Finance Director – Europe the Financial Controller UK – Air will have responsibility for the effective managing of the day to day running of all financial aspects of the business within their remit. Managing, developing and working with a small team of two direct reports and interacting with the wider business.

/ The Role:
• Preparation of accurate and timely financial and management reports, to include, but not limited to:
o Annual Budget and periodic Forecasts
o Monthly management accounts
o Monthly and Quarterly reporting packs in line with company and group requirements
o Financial, commercial and project analysis to support the business
o Annual audit files and statutory accounts
• Management and development of the two Management Accountants to deliver key responsibilities, allocating tasks, objective setting and evaluation of resources to ensure the appropriate cover is maintained within the team at all times.
• Delivering comprehensive financial management through effective controls, business performance measures and financial planning
• Strong financial accounting skills to oversee monthly balance sheet reconciliation preparation
• Control month-end and year-end close processes
• Management of the audit process, delegating tasks as needed to the team.
• Ensuring that Gama processes and systems enhancements are delivered and spread consistently throughout the business
• Managing the preparation of Corporation tax schedules and VAT returns
• Liaising and working with the Financial Controller UK – Engineering as needed to ensure effective and timely resolution of any issues across both entities
• Liaising and working with the Treasury Manager UK as needed to ensure effective and timely resolution of issues

/ The Person:
• Qualified Accountant – ACA, CIMA, ACCA
• At least 2 years post qualification experience at FC level. It is likely that the individual will currently be in a similar position
• Technically strong, with a high level of financial and management accounting expertise essential
• Fully conversant with UK GAAP, IFRS knowledge desirable
• Experience of strong controls while providing commercial and financial support to a senior management team
• Demonstrable experience of managing and developing a diverse team as well as leadership skills
• Ability to quickly adapt to a complex operating environment and engender confidence through your involvement with department heads, senior management and financial staff
• Confident individual with strong communication skills at all levels and across all disciplines
• Systems proficiency in Excel and general accounting and reporting software
• Exposure to an international environment, high transaction levels and varied sector experience all highly desirable

/ Location: Farnborough
/ Salary: £65,000 – £70,000 – Dependent on Experience
/ Hours: Full time hours between 08.30 and 17.00, Monday to Friday

Full Company benefits apply and the usual 28 days annual leave inclusive of Bank Holidays. The company will consider a sponsorship package for training towards a professional qualification.

Please apply in writing by way of an up to date CV and covering letter to: [email protected]