Financial Controller

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Salary
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
17 Jun 2019
Ref
14008972/001
Contact
Anna MacDonald
Sector
IT
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Part time

The Financial Controller is responsible for managing the day to day operations within the finance team and ensuring that accurate and timely management information is provided to the Leadership team. This is a very hands-on role within a fast-paced commercial environment and would suit someone looking to join a business with a forward-thinking and entrepreneurial mind-set.

Client Details

A PE backed, market leading business, based in Harrogate. Due to significant growth, they are looking for a driven, forward thinking and energetic Financial Controller to fully support the business moving forwards.

The role will require the successful individual to develop a detailed understanding of all areas of the business and presents an ideal opportunity for career progression for the right candidate.

Description

The successful Financial Controller will be responsible for:

- Day to day responsibility for the finance function and management of the team
- Production of monthly Management Accounts and Board reports
- Responsible for accurate reporting of revenue, cost of sales, fixed assets, stock as well as the wider Balance Sheet on a monthly basis
- Consolidation of monthly financial accounts and feed into the Board Reporting pack
- Production of subsidiary Statutory Accounts and Consolidated Group Statutory Accounts
- Annual insurance policy renewals
- Commercial analysis and strategic input into the profitability of projects and contracts
- Product pricing input
- Foreign Exchange optimisation
- Annual Tax filings
- Quarterly Full Financial Forecasting
- Annual Budgeting
- Monthly Rolling 13 weeks Cash Flow Forecasting

Profile

The successful candidate should:

  • Be a qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA or ACCA)

  • Have experience of or an interest in working in a fast moving Private Equity backed environment

  • Self-motivated, with a pro-active approach and an ability to deliver to deadlines

  • Confident and reliable - gets the job done with a 'right first time' mentality

  • A keen eye for detail, but with the ability to think big and contribute to strategic plans

  • A great team player, able to work well with people based in different locations, both in the UK and globally

  • Excellent communication skills, able to break down barriers and explain complex financial information in simple terms; confident presenting both face to face and remotely using appropriate technologies

  • Up for a challenge! Willing and open to contributing to the Company ethos and values as the business grows

Job Offer

£45,000 - £50,000 (doe) plus benefits

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