Adjacency are recruiting for a new position of Financial Controller to take day to day responsibility for a number of businesses within a privately-owned Group. This role will suit a qualified or qualified by experience Financial Controller / Finance Manager used to working in a varied and diverse owner managed organisation. The role is based in Plymouth and comes with a salary of circa £45,000; this is a full-time position however 4 days per week may be considered.
This role requires somebody with a good commercial head and excellent communication skills in order to quickly establish credibility and build relationships with the various leadership teams and key stakeholders. As well as the Directors of the businesses you control, you will work directly with the Group Chief Executive and the business owner therefore it is imperative that you are confident and able to cope with robust challenge from time to time. This position has one direct report.
Key tasks will include:
Budgeting and forecasting
Financial viability analysis e.g. setting prices, costings, advising on gaps that need filling on revenue, cost savings etc
Management accounting and cash flow - including analysis of variances and explaining those to management and the shareholders
VAT returns and liaison with HMRC
Statutory accounts and regulatory filings where applicable
Dealing with external accountants, suppliers negotiating payment terms and prices and staff and contractor expenses for each of the companies
Qualifications and systems:
Ideally ACA, ACCA, ACMA or equivalent. QBE will be considered if there is substantial, relevant work experience
Intermediate / advanced Excel skills