Are you looking for a different, active and challenging accountancy role with a real local connection?
The post of Financial Controller is a key role within Jersey Water contributing to the success of the company with three main objectives:
- To oversee and manage the day to day activities of the finance accounts team.
- To ensure accurate, efficient and timely financial reporting; meeting both the internal needs of the company and statutory, corporate governance and regulatory requirements.
- To lead continuous improvement initiatives to enhance internal and financial controls and finance procedures within the business.
Candidates for the role will need to demonstrate a positive attitude, a strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills. Interpersonal skills of the highest order are required there is frequent need to communicate, orally and in writing, with all levels within the Company as well as with external contacts with service providers, other professional firms, bankers, other institutions and business partners.
We are looking for candidates who are numerate, methodical, organised and practical with sound commercial judgement, financial acumen and a proactive approach. The candidate should be a recently qualified Chartered or Certified Accountant ideally with relevant experience in a similar role. A sound knowledge and understanding of accounting standards, taxation and regulatory matters relevant to the business needs of the Company is required.
Candidates will also need a thorough understanding of and experience in using Microsoft excel to extract, analyse and report on large volumes of financial information and be familiar with the design and operation of systems of internal control.
Applicants must have residential status of Entitled or Entitled to work.
Does this appeal to you?
Closing date for applications is Wednesday 5 July 2017.