Financial Controller

Randstad Business Solutions
Leeds, UK
30,000 - 35,000
14 Jan 2021
23 Jan 2021
Experience level
Qualified accountant
£30,000 to £35,000 + Bonus, Flexible Working, Benefits

A rapidly growing owner managed business operating in the creative industry and based in Leeds city centre has a rare opportunity for an accountant to join as Financial Controller.

The position of Financial Controller is an important appointment in the businesses life cycle as it looks for an appropriate framework of financial control, establishing processes and procedures that facilitate and drive growth, whilst also providing commercial support and influence that maximises margin and profit. Its a hands-on role that includes everything from invoicing to commercial analysis and year end returns.

You must be someone who is happy rolling their sleeves up, owning every aspect of a small business finance function from management accounts to credit control. As the business continues to grow you will pass the transactional elements of your role on to your team, shifting the balance of your attention to commercial and strategic matters.

Duties of the Finance Manager will include:
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts and presentation to the Board
  • Preparation of budgets and forecasts, including quarterly reforecasts
  • Analysis and commentary on significant items and variances
  • Documenting systems and controls and making recommendations for continuous improvement
  • Ensuring all control accounts balance and bank accounts are fully reconciled
  • Cash management, including invoicing, credit control and cash flow forecasting
  • Responsibility for all VAT matters
  • Preparation of year end submissions and being the point of contact for external auditors
  • Providing commercial support and analysis to the Directors and client services teams
  • Ownership of the monthly Payroll process including reporting, compliance and payment of deductions and taxes

The business is based in the heart of Leeds city centre and works hard to foster a culture of collaboration, teamwork and ambition.

The profile of individual suited to the Financial Controller role will be a qualified or nearly accountant with ambition, energy and drive. Its important that you can demonstrate a breadth of finance experience, and that you are comfortable challenging and influencing the Board and Senior Management Team.

The business is a great place to work offering flexible hours, bonus, generous benefits and plenty of social events throughout the year.

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