Financial Controller - Gainsborough, £40,000

The Accountancy Recruitment Group Ltd
05 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Financial Controller, £40,000 starting salary.

Based Gainsborough (Lincs)

Owner managed SME in the construction industry have an opportunity for a confident Finance Manager / Financial Controller. The business is growing and you will assist the MD in ensuring that the financial reporting infrastructure is fit for purpose. They are highly ambitious and are amid a phase of exciting change and investment. The MD is hoping this individual will become the FD of his group of companies as both the individual and the business develop.

The role:

§ Management Accounts preparation, variance analysis and commentary for board level review.

§ Bringing statutory accounting / full year end processes under control in house.

§ Developing the commercial reporting / management information; in particular providing more detailed and real time insight into project spend / margin / profitability.

§ Ensuring all month end processes happen in an efficient and expedient manner.

§ Managing external stakeholder relationships (supporting the MD) with banks, auditors, insurers.

§ Ensuring robust controls exist to mitigate risk across the business.

§ Challenging the senior management team in an appropriate manner to improve profitability, reduce unnecessary cost, flag areas of concern and identified areas if opportunity swiftly.

This is an integral 'number 1 in finance’ position within an agile SME. You will need to:

§ Have previous experience within an SME environment / autonomous subsidiary of a larger group.

§ Be comfortable communicating with the business owners.

§ Be comfortable challenging the status quo where required (in a professional manner) and have the ability to influence key decisions.

§ Be comfortable managing the finance function in a hands on capacity day to day.

This is a superb opportunity for a Finance Manager seeking a fully-fledged FC role that can take them onto a FD position.

Interviews for the position will commence in May 2017. If you would be keen to have a confidential conversation to explore the role further please contact John Smith at The Accountancy Recruitment Group.

At The ARG we are passionate about delivering straightforward, professional and highly effective recruitment solutions within the accountancy and finance sector. We provide diligent recruitment services to businesses seeking accounting professionals on a temporary, contract or permanent basis and our high level of capability is based upon genuine expertise in our specialist area.