Financial Controller

Seymour John
17 Mar 2017
16 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Financial Controller

£60K + Bonus + Benefits

North Birmingham SME

Seymour John are working exclusively with this successful, owner-managed SME business. We are seeking a talented and ambitious qualified accountant to act as Financial Controller, working in partnership with the Managing Director. The business is profitable and has developed a market leading share within the UK by offering bespoke solutions and exceptional customer service. Turnover is around £10m p.a.

The Role:

Working closely with the Managing Director you will help to steer the financial performance of the business, identifying and driving opportunities to improve. Your remit will be to head up a finance team that supports all aspects of the business from production to distribution and sales, with incisive management information enabling business critical decision making. This is a hands on role supported by two staff and you will have personal responsibility for:

  • Monthly management accounts and reporting
  • Budgets and forecasts
  • Cash flow management and forecasting
  • Balance sheet reconciliation and control
  • VAT and other statutory submissions
  • Statutory accounts
  • Company secretarial matters
  • Payroll
  • Inquisitive in understanding ways to improve processes
  • Ambitious to improve business performance

What we are looking for:

We need a qualified accountant with a strong financial control background who has a keen commercial acumen and an eye for business improvement opportunities. You must demonstrate a record of profit improvement and working collaboratively with others at all levels. Excellent communication skills and an ability to influence will be essential to engage stakeholders, both internal and external.

  • Excellent financial control experience
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Experience of ERP implementation and trouble-shooting

To find out more please contact Simon Lowe at Seymour John.