Part-Time Financial Controller

£35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
08 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Jack Watters
Contract type
Full time

A newly-created, all-encompassing part-time FC role with an exciting tourism business in Bristol looking to develop their finance function

Client Details

My client are a small, award-winning team of entrepreneurial characters, based in Bristol. With c.50% YOY growth operating in what can be a challenging travel and tourism sector, they are genuinely winning market share and are looking to continue their already impressive growth through ambitions plans for the coming years.


Job purpose:

  • Ensure the company has up to date, complete and accurate accounting records.
  • Develop a financial infrastructure that allows efficient operational running with financial control, clarity and understanding throughout the business.
  • Working closely with sales, operations and technology teams to optimise company-wide accounts systems and processes.
  • Forecast and manage the cash position, including foreign exchange trading
  • Support the Managing and Finance Directors in the financial management of the business.
  • Responsibilities:

  • Up to date, complete, accurate accounting records.
  • Preparing monthly management accounts, including preparing and posting journals.
  • Forecasting and managing cashflow.
  • Financial forecasting and modelling ideas for growth and development.
  • Supporting and educating the sales and operations team on sound financial management.
  • Design and continual development of financial processes throughout business.
  • Input into the development of all business processes and systems, relating to efficiency and profitability.
  • Preparing & submitting VAT returns.
  • Liaising with HMRC.
  • Liaising with their accountants in the preparation of statutory accounts and tax returns.
  • Management & development of Bookkeeper
  • Supporting MD and FD
  • Profile

    Success looks like:

  • Financial data is complete, accurate and up to date.
  • Financial processes are efficient, robust and working well.
  • Financial transparency and understanding throughout the business.
  • Well-managed cash position.
  • HMRC and other filing deadlines are met.
  • Experience and skills needed:

  • Qualified accountant
  • At least two years of experience working at Financial Controller level or similar.
  • Adept at building trusting relationships with senior commercial managers in a business.
  • Able to provide financial clarity in a positive and enabling way.
  • Experience of developing financial processes, implementing efficiencies and managing change.
  • Understands what it's like to work in a small, rapidly growing business.
  • Job Offer

    THis role will pay a competitive basic salary.