Financial Controller

Posted 16 May by Redmill Resourcing
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Redmill Consulting are currently looking for a Financial Controller for one of our leading clients based in the Central Belt of Scotland. This a great opportunity for you to lead the financial accounting & payroll teams in a highly diverse & complex deadline driven environment along with being responsible for financial controls & compliance.


The job of Financial Controller will give you the opportunity to be involved with the following:

  • Managing a team of 3 who in turn manage a wider team, this includes financial accounting & payroll
  • Liaising with & building relationships with stakeholders
  • Providing financial reporting & forecasting to influence decisions
  • Optimising data analysis, financial reporting & financial processes
  • Responsible for financial controls & compliance
  • Delivering budget & forecasting cycles
  • Responsible for the payroll operation, ensuring all staff are paid accurately & on time
  • Overseeing sales invoicing & credit control function for all fee income including ensuring accurate & timely sales invoicing, effective credit control & debtor analysis
  • Managing the provision of monthly & quarterly reporting for all business areas
  • Ongoing review & optimisation of financial processes, controls & monthly & quarterly management reporting outputs, including monthly management accounts packs & board reporting
  • Maintaining & developing automated & integrated systems & solutions
  • Responsible for complex excel based budgeting, reforecasting, management & statutory (audit) reporting models
  • Preparing annual statutory accounts, liaising directly with Auditors
  • Overseeing the completion & submission of accurate & on time VAT submissions to HMRC


As Financial Controller you will be skilled &/or qualified in the following:

  • Ideally a fully qualified Accountant (candidates qualified by experience may be considered)
  • Advanced technical skills in statutory & management accounting
  • Coaching & mentoring
  • Demonstrable experience of payroll
  • Demonstrable experience in sales Invoices & credit control
  • Good people management & development
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects & processes simultaneously
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft applications, in particular Excel
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to build credibility across all levels of the organisation & to distil complex technical information into clear simple messages
  • Customer focused
  • Strong influencing capability
  • High level of analytical skills

Should this role be of interest please apply by attaching your most up to date CV. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion about this vacancy please contact one of our specialist Consultants.

Required skills

  • Credit Control
  • Financial Controller
  • Management Reporting
  • Sales Invoices
  • Statutory Accounts

Reference: 37992185

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