Financial Controller

Job title: Financial Controller
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Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
Contact Name: Tom Garratt
Job Published: 28 days ago

Job Description:

Our client is a professional services business based in Manchester.  The new hire will need to be hands-on and happy working in a growing international environment with a broad range of duties.

The Financial Controller will be charged with growing and developing a lean function that can provide high quality services whilst generating relevant MI on a weekly and monthly basis to support business growth. This position will report into a supportive and highly skilled FD, who will offer plenty of support and freedom to own processes.

Given the speed at which the business plans to grow the right candidate needs to be dynamic and have the ability to work in a fast moving, ever changing environment whilst being able to manage key stakeholder relationships. 

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to;

  • All the finance, accounting and management responsibilities traditionally associated with an FC

  • Review of monthly management accounts and financial board packs

  • Creation of weekly, monthly and quarterly management packs

  • Partner with Senior Stakeholders across the business to define strategy

  • Budgeting & Forecasting

  • Project based work to improve internal systems and technologies for the business

  • Potential to be involved in future M&A activity

  • Growing and developing a lean back office function to be more efficient

  • Management of a team of 10 (including accounts, payroll and credit control)

  • Oversight of the Payroll, Billing and Credit Control process for the business

  • Oversight of the AR and AP function

  • Implementation of internal finance systems and controls

Skills required

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA//ACCA) with at least 2 years’ post qualification

  • Experience of working for a top 10 accounting practice

  • Team management experience is desirable

  • Advanced Excel skills (V/HLUs, Pivots etc)

  • Commercially minded finance professional

  • Confident and coherent communication skills

  • Experience of handling senior stakeholders relationships

  • Passionate about technology & processes within a finance function