Financial Controller

7 days left

£65,000 - £75,000 per annum + Excellent benefits including bonus
06 Sep 2021
04 Oct 2021
Mark Thomas
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

A Financial Controller is required to join a well-established private equity backed business based near Stockport that has recently gone through a period of impressive growth. 

Offered on a full-time, permanent basis, this is a brilliant opportunity to join a business with a fantastic reputation who is forecasting continued growth and further acquisitions. 

The CFO is now looking for a Financial Controller to lead month-end management accounts production, annual statutory accounts production, budgeting and re-forecasting. Being the lead in the business from a financial risk & control, P&L performance management and transaction processing point of view, the Financial Controller will also be the ‘go-to’ person for acquisition and investment appraisal decision support, including analysing post investment results.

The Role

Key responsibilities of the Financial Controller will include:

  • Leading month-end management accounting process, with associated analysis, insight and reporting.
  • Attendance at monthly Exec meetings to discuss performance and analysis.
  • Driving performance through reporting and analysis, including attendance at regional performance reviews with Operations Director and Regional Manager.
  • Preparing monthly finance board pack for presentation to Board and Private Equity investor.
  • Leading annual budget process, requiring input from regional managers and senior management.
  • Leading, developing, and motivating the finance team.
  • Leading quarterly re-forecasting process.
  • Acquisition appraisal analysis and due diligence lead, including post-investment appraisals.
  • Investment analysis / decision making support to Board
  • Short-and-medium term cash flow management and forecasting.
  • Covenant forecasting and reporting to bank.
  • Completion of all Companies House filing and documentation.
  • Upkeep of statutory company registers.
  • Analysis of risk within the business and implementation of appropriate controls to mitigate.
  • Leading annual audit process with external auditor.
  • Completion of draft statutory accounts.
  • Liaison with tax advisors for completion of annual tax computations and returns.
  • Monthly/quarterly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Ad-hoc financial analysis.

About You

The incoming Financial Controller will be a fully qualified Accountant who demonstrates:

  • Experience of monthly management accounting and annual statutory accounts production.
  • Team management experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Commercial/Operational mindset.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel.

Salary & Benefits

On offer for the Financial Controller will be a competitive salary of £65,000 - £75,000 per annum, dependent on experience, plus excellent benefits and a great bonus scheme.

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If you would like to find out more or be considered for this exceptional Financial Controller opportunity, please apply today.


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