Financial Controller

09 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Absolute Accountancy are recruiting for an ambitious qualified accountant to join a fast growth, entrepreneurial SME as Financial Controller. Reporting directly to the Directors of the business and managing a team of two, this role would suit a commercially minded FC, with aspirations to grow into an FD. Along with providing financial reporting and management information, the successful candidate will play a pivotal role in improving processes and aiding strategic decision making.

Main responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of the finance function and manage the team
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Budgeting, Forecasting and Variance Analysis
  • Business Partnering with Senior Management Team
  • Weekly and monthly financial reporting and analysis
  • Developing processes and controls
  • Oversee audit process and preparing of statutory accounts

Key Skills:

  • Qualified Accountant - ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent
  • Experience in a SME business
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Strong Excel and system skills (ideally Sage line 50)
  • Aspirations to grow into a Finance Director

Due to the large numbers of responses we receive, despite our best efforts it is not possible to respond to every application. Therefore only short-listed candidates will be contacted for this particular role and if you haven’t heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please feel free however to apply for further roles.

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