Financial Controller Permanent

Compass Associates Ltd
70000.00 GBP Annual
16 Apr 2018
26 Apr 2018
Contract type
Full time

Financial Controller | Permanent

London, North



The Financial Controller should ensure that the management accounts, statutory accounts and budgets are produced to the agreed time scales and quality. Also, that management accounts and budgets are revised as necessary during the year. The Financial Controller should train, motivate and develop the finance team. The role includes dealing with residents, the NHS, Social Services, Local Authorities, banks and suppliers. The role has a number of other ad–hoc accounting responsibilities.

Qualifications/ Skills/Experience

  • Good, technical Accounting skills up to date knowledge of UK GAAP
  • Knowledge of SAGE Line 200 (although not essential)
  • Very good Excel skills. Good Word and Power Point skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA (ideally ACA)
  • Experience in managing the activities of a finance team and disciplined in approach
  • Care sector experience is desirable but not necessary.


  • You will be responsible for creating and delivering a first class, robust, commercial infrastructure to support and facilitate the rapid growth that the business is experiencing
  • Provide strategic input, initiatives and support to the senior executives
  • Build and lead a first class finance team to deliver the finance team's responsibilities
  • Maintain excellent relationships with external advisers
  • Finalisation of monthly management accounts within agreed time frames from the end of the month
  • Production of a monthly report on the management accounts highlighting key variances to budget, trends and actions to resolve issues
  • Assist in the finalisation of statutory accounts for all group companies
  • Working closely with Finance Director on reporting to the banks and other financial institutions


Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer GBP150 for each successful recommendation. Compass Associates (part of Compass Holding Group) are HealthInvestor's Recruiter of the Year 2017

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