Financial Controller

Financial Controller

  • Location

    Solihull, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus

  • Contact:

    Alex Britton

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Gleeson Recruitment Group are supporting a rapidly growing organisation in Solihull to recruit a Financial Controller. The purpose of the role is to lead the finance team and be responsible for the weekly, period-end accounting, financial reporting, internal control, treasury, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.

The business has organically grown over the last 6 years and are now seen as a major player in their industry with no plans of slowing down their growth plans. The role will report directly into an experienced CFO, who is looking for a confident Financial Controller who can demonstrate a wealth of experience at a senior level and can ensure the finance function is stable, but also constantly look for areas of improvement. The finance team has a solid foundation and a good team already in place, however, there is now a need to implement a new suite of management accounts, improve processes across the entire finance function and need an ambitious individual to drive those changes.

The Financial Controller in Solihull's responsibilities include:

  • Management of the team members, to include monthly 1:1s, formal quarterly reviews against objectives and annual reviews in which the objectives are set
  • Control the day-to-day financial operations within the Business
  • Responsibility for continuous improvement in the finance team, covering areas such as efficiency and quality of output to ensure that finance is seen as an outstanding support service
  • To adapt the activities of the finance team to best support the business operations, including adoption of technology to support that delivery
  • Management of team activities to ensure efficient working and the meeting of all reporting timetables in place at that time
  • Oversight of all regulatory returns, such as VAT, Corporation Tax and statutory accounts
  • Timely communication of finance outputs
  • Establish and maintain financial policies and procedures for the company
  • To manage the day-to-day contact with external auditors and other advisor's, ensuring that all statutory filings are completed in a timely manner
  • Ensure that the relevant structures, processes, and systems evolve pragmatically as the company expands
  • With an ambitious target to keep growing the company, we would also expect this role to grow to manage the increasing scale and complexity.
  • Creation of a new suite of management accounts

The right person for the Financial Controller role will be:

  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA Qualified
  • Line management experience
  • Strong management and stat accounts knowledge with a hands-on mindset
  • Continuously looking for process improvements can be made

Financial Controller in Solihull Package:

  • £75,000 - £85,000
  • Bonus
  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension
  • Private medical
  • Remote working

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