Financial Controller

Financial Controller

  • Location

    Walsall, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + car + bonus

  • Contact:

    John Taylor

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Gleeson are currently recruiting a Financial Controller for a leading business based in Walsall.

The CFO is now looking for a Financial Controller to lead month-end management accounts production, financial controls, budgeting and forecasting. Being the lead in the business from a financial risk & control, P&L performance management and transaction processing point of view, the Financial Controller will also be the 'go-to' person for acquisition and investment appraisal decision support, including analysing post investment results.

The Role

Key responsibilities of the Financial Controller will include:

  • Leading month-end management accounting process, with associated analysis, insight and reporting.
  • Attendance at monthly Exec meetings to discuss performance and analysis.
  • Driving performance through reporting and analysis, including attendance at regional performance reviews with Operations Director and Regional Manager.
  • Preparing monthly finance board pack for presentation to Board
  • Leading annual budget process, requiring input from regional managers and senior management.
  • Leading, developing, and motivating the finance team.
  • Leading quarterly re-forecasting process.
  • Acquisition appraisal analysis and due diligence lead, including post-investment appraisals.
  • Investment analysis / decision making support to Board
  • Covenant forecasting and reporting to bank.
  • Upkeep of statutory company registers.
  • Analysis of risk within the business and implementation of appropriate controls to mitigate.
  • Leading annual audit process with external auditor.
  • Completion of draft statutory accounts.
  • Ad-hoc financial analysis.

About You

The incoming Financial Controller will be a fully qualified Accountant who demonstrates:

  • Experience of monthly management accounting and annual statutory accounts production.
  • Team management experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Commercial/Operational mindset.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel.

Salary & Benefits

On offer for the Financial Controller will be a competitive salary of £70,000 - £80,000 + car per annum, dependent on experience, plus excellent benefits and a great bonus scheme.

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