Spalding £40k – £45k depending on experience
We have a rare opportunity for an ambitious Financial Controller to work for a highly entrepreneurial business expanding rapidly in the UK and overseas in a new role working with a highly experienced Group FD from a Big 4 background.
The Company has a fresh and innovative feel, is fast paced and ambitious and offers a financial professional the opportunity to take a lead finance role as well as actively contributing to the strategic plan.
What you’ll be doing
Partnering: The Financial Controller will produce monthly management reports based on the Resource Plan, providing a forecast outlook for the Senior Management Team. Acting as a partner with the Board and Group FD, you’ll deliver value through better insights allowing better decisions. You’ll assist with statutory reporting, corporate tax and audits (liaising with external stakeholders, e.g. auditors and tax authorities).
Managing: You’ll be responsible for the management, coaching and development of at least 5 direct reports and their ongoing professional development.
Budgeting: You’ll coordinate the payroll and overhead budgeting process, to produce a group outlook for annual planning ensuring and understanding of OPEX costs across the group. You’ll update reporting packs to facilitate the group outlook, making sure they have the right visibility on all the revenues and costs.
Accounts: Monthly reconciliation of balance sheet nominal ledger accounts for each company, prepare and post monthly management accounts adjustments e.g. depreciation, interest allocation, journals etc. Investigation of principal variances in actual performance against budget. Responsibility for day to day credit control and working capital management.
Payroll: You’ll manage the UK Group payroll making sure people are paid correctly whilst liaising with departments to derive team costs and provide insight. The FC will be the key point of contact for corporate partners.
What we’re looking for
- Business partnering skills – be able to build great relationships within the finance and people team and with other stakeholders across the business
- Proven accounting knowledge and financial analysis skills
- Organisational and project management skills
- Seeing big picture solutions from working through detail
- Min 4 years in an accounting function
What you’ll get
This role is will give you the opportunity to develop your business partnering skills and as the Financial Controller, you’ll get an exposure to the Group’s Senior Management and Board.
You’ll be given the opportunity to develop your strategic skills and get a better understanding of the financial budgeting and forecasting systems in the UK and overseas.
You’ll help our client keep doing business the right way and help in reinforcing their culture with their internal and external partners little as they grow big.
In return for everything you can bring, they can offer you an exciting, challenging role in a fast-growing and dynamic business, with long term career opportunities as well as a competitive rewards package.
If you think you have everything we’re looking for and more, then we’d love to hear from you. You’ll need to get your skates on though, as applications close soon.
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