Financial Controller

Company: CV-Library
Job type: Full-time
70,000 - 80,000 GBP/Year





We're proud to be exclusively partnering with highly successful SME business located in the Frimley/Farnborough area that has experienced 250% growth over the last 4 years.

As part of their expansion, they're created a new position for an experienced Financial Controller to lead the finance function & team, undertake management accounts, budgets, forecasts, finance business partnering, month end/year end and introduce controls/efficiencies to improve business performance and profitability.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Finance Manager / Financial Controller to work closely with the Managing Director and wider Management Team to support the business to continue its fast growth trajectory. The perfect opportunity for a driven and ambitious individual.


Reporting to the Managing Director and collaborating with the Senior Management Team, the Financial Controller will be responsible for managing the finance function
Responsible for leading a finance team of 6, ensuring day to day objectives are achieved and developing the team to create efficiencies.
Migrating the Management Accounts from the external accountancy firm to be handled inhouse by the Financial Controller, with an objective of reducing time to producing the accounts and to implement actionable insights quicker in collaboration with the SLT
Producing Monthly & Quarterly Management Accounts for 2 legal entities, including full commentary, insights, variance reports and recommendations
Responsible for producing Monthly / Quarterly / Annual Budgets and Forecasts
Implementing KPI Performance measures throughout the business and introducing weekly financial flash reports on Actual V Forecast
Responsible for Cashflow Forecasting & Management, sharing key insights with the Managing Director
Conducting Finance Business Partnering activities with the SLT by using key insights from the data to ensure financial efficiencies are achieved throughout the business
Acting as an advisor to the MD on key purchases and target acquisitions
Producing financial models to assist new business proposals and target acquisitions
Reviewing all processes and systems to optimise efficiency, implement controls and improve profitability
Managing the Year End & External Audit process in conjunction with the external accountancy practice
Creating and submitting quarterly VAT Returns and other statutory requirements such as P11Ds, PSC Submissions and Annual Returns.
Overseeing and approving the monthly payroll process
Assisting with ad-hoc financing tasks such as Debt Finance to fund future acquisitions and Asset Finance for large asset purchases
Fully responsible for the balance sheet and the asset register THE PERSON:

Current experience operating at a Finance Manager, Financial Controller, Head of Finance role, or similar is essential
Ideally ACA, ACCA or CIMA Qualified, however, exceptional QBE / Qualified by Experience Candidates will be considered for this role.
Must have solid experience of; People Management, Management Accounts, Budgeting, Forecasting, Cashflow Forecasting/Management, VAT Returns
Strong Data skills able to produce financial models and identify actionable insights from the accounts
Experience with Sage and Sage Payroll would be an advantage, highly competent with MS Excel is a must
Experience of reviewing / implementing processes, systems and controls would be an advantage
Experience within SME working with a privately owned / owner managed business would be an advantageTO APPLY:

Please send your CV for the Financial Controller / Finance Manager role via the advert for immediate consideration.

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