Gleeson Recruitment Group are supporting a multi-site professional service organisation in Birmingham City Centre who are looking for a Financial Controller to join their team, with an aim of supporting the company FD. The role will see a Qualified Accountant take ownership of the monthly management accounts, statutory accounts and engage with the wider group finance team and challenging the business' current processes to drive continuous improvement, whilst managing three clerical finance staff.
The previous experience that is ideal for this role is a strong Technical Accounting background and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment The FD is looking to train and develop the successful candidate to broaden their knowledge and skillsets. The role offers extensive exposure to a Private Equity backed business.
The role will sit within a team who are responsible for Management/Statutory Accounts, Analysis and Business Partnering with senior management and will offer an opportunity to develop within the role. Due to the nature of the role, it will offer a wealth of hands on accounting exposure, whilst also providing exposure to external audit and interaction with Senior Stakeholders across the business and hands on M&A experience. The role is looking for a real career climber, with mentoring and development available to take the step in the future into more senior positions.
The successful candidate will be ACA trained, technically strong and enthusiastic about building a career in the world of Private Equity.
Finance Manager Package:
- £50,000 - £60,000
- Performance bonus
Finance Manager Responsibilities:
- Provide financial support, analysis and challenge to the business including financial performance reports and decision support analysis
- To maintain the integrity of the businesses accounting transactions and ensure anomalies / variances are resolved with relevant parties
- To assist in the production of the company's accounts to agreed deadlines, specifically supporting the Operations department
- Work independently with the wider business to support budget and forecast preparation