Financial Controller- FD Designate

Louis Hampshire
06 May 2017
05 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Financial Controller - FD Designate

£50k and Benefits

Flexible Working Arrangement

Central Manchester

The client is a growing, entrepreneurial, and profitable UK owned medium sized business, operating within the Travel sector. They operate both a winter and a summer season, with offices in Manchester and the French Alps. They have made a recent acquisition, and the current strategy is for further international expansion. The business is technology led, increasingly seeing their value operating within the digital environment, providing a platform and outsourcing coal face operations. They currently use external UK accountants for processing and Statutory Accounting, however there is now a requirement to manage financial matters in house. We are looking for a practical, hands on and professional FC to assist with the continuing growth and development of the business.

A member of the Senior Management team and reporting to and advising the Managing Director, responsibilities include:

  • Manage the preparation of monthly reports and year end accounts.
  • Prepare, analyse and comment on all financial management information.
  • Produce budgets and forecasts, across the business.
  • Manage the cashflow across the business.
  • Liaise with external accountants, bankers, and regulators.
  • Compliance with tax matters and related financial governance and policies.
  • Manage the payment of supplier, contractor invoices, client commissions and wages.
  • Manage the invoicing and credit control.
  • Advise on ways of improving business performance.
  • Interpreting and communicating financial data to non-financial managers.
  • Evaluate the financial information systems, suggesting improvements, such as Cloud based packages.
  • Manage financial business cases for investment.

Candidate requirements;

  • Must have a recognised accountancy qualification, ACA, ACCA.
  • Excellent IT and spreadsheet skills.
  • Good process and systems abilities. Good organisational and reporting skills.
  • Exposure to HR matters and procedures.
  • Good Commercial and Communications skills.

This role could suit someone looking for a flexible working arrangement. Prospects to grow to FD as the company grows.