Financial Controller

Posted 4 April by Astute Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply

Astute Financial Recruitment are partnering on an exclusive basis with a market-leading manufacturing business seeking a new Financial Controller for their Nottingham office.

Reporting into the UK Operations Director, the Financial Controller will lead the finance function both operationally and strategically, to drive business growth and profitability.

This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified, commercial Financial Controller to take the finance reigns of a growing SME business and help them achieve their ambitious strategic plans.

Financial Controller - the role:

Own and develop the finance function, including managing a small team of transactional and part-qualified staff

Work closely with the Operations Director on strategic planning initiatives

Identify commercial opportunities and drive commercial decision making

Be responsible for the overall financial and budgetary controls of the company

Production of accurate and timely monthly management accounts

Control the balance sheet and P&L

Cashflow forecasting

Development of financial reporting systems and internal control procedures

Preparation of annual budgets and forecasts

Preparation and submission of VAT returns

Preparation of annual financial reports and statutory accounts

Liaising with external auditors

Financial Controller - the person:

Qualified ACCA, CIMA, ACA (or equivalent)

Prior experience working closely with business directors on commercial activities

Experience of working both operationally and strategically

Able to motivate a finance team

Excellent systems skills - SAP is preferable - and advanced Excel skills

Financial Controller - the rewards:

Up to £50,000

Performance-related bonus

25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays

Progression to Finance Director as company grows.

Please apply with your CV.

Reference: 34827196

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