Financial Controller / Head of Finance

Wallace Hind Talent Solutions
Milton Keynes
£55000 - £65000 per annum
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A great opportunity to lead the Finance offering as the Financial Controller for this well established, thriving SME.You’ll work closely with the MDto realign processes, develop business improvements and to turn the finance offering into a commercial decision making function.

Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + Benefits

Location: Newport Pagnell

The organisation is a growing SME with a very bright future, we’re looking for a Financial Controller who can support and deputise for the Managing Director with day to day activities as well as take an active part in commercial decision making that will ensure the organisation grows.

Who we are looking for: Financial Controller / Head of Finance
  • Ideally you will be qualified CIMA /ACCA; however, if you are qualified by experience (QBE) and can demonstrate a suitable background with relevant experience we’re keen to hear from you as well.
  • We need enthusiasm and drive
  • We’re looking for someone who can support the MD in critical and exciting business decisions.
  • Someone who understands a growing SME.
  • Foreign Exchange understanding. Specifically dealing with China and US.
  • Someone who is capable of thinking outside of their day to day activities of general accounting work and who can seek out commercial opportunities to enhance the business or to simply improve the outgoing costs.
What you will be doing on a day to day basis:-
  • You will be the No.2 to the Managing Director and deputise in his absence. Including being the go to person when decisions need to be made.
  • Support with commercial decision making.
  • Manage and train an Assistant Accountant.
  • HR and company secretarial duties.
  • Both monthly management accounts and financial accounting procedures.
  • Manage and improve the company's reporting systems.
  • Developing HR processes.
  • Budgeting and forecasting and ad hoc financial analysis.
  • Foreign Exchange
  • Other projects include managing the efficiencies of the business through the company car fleet, utility suppliers and other 3rd party suppliers.
It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Senior Finance Manager, Head of Finance, Financial Controller, Finance Director, Management Accountant.

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Phil Monkman quoting Financial Controller / Head of Finance reference PM1710-09 to DD: +44 (0)1604 683308 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: +44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.

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