Financial Controller

Platinum Financial Recruitment
18 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Controller
Knutsford, Cheshire
£35,000 - £40,000

Ambitious privately owned SME has a newly created role for a Qualified Accountant. You will be a financial sounding board for the Directors and help shape financial processes and the management packs to best suit the needs of the growing business.

The business seeks a dynamic Financial Controller able to produce detailed management accounts, manage relationships with the senior management team and provide insight into the variances and trends for the directors.

The ideal candidate will be newly qualified in industry or making the first step into industry from a firm of accountants.

At present there is a consultant FD in place working 3 days per week and they utilise their external accountants however have recognised the need for a full time FC to run the finance operation.

You will be;
CIMA, ACCA or ACA Qualified
Capable of managing the finance function for a fast paced privately owned business with genuine ambition
Able to communicate confidently with senior managers/directors internally
Able to manage relationships with the bank, auditors and key clients (where appropriate)
Able to demonstrate an ability to add value, improve timeliness and accuracy of the existing reporting
Able to translate financial information for a non finance audience
Naturally conscientious and driven and keen to take a genuine interest in the success of the business you work for

The business is able to offer the right individual a pivotal, highly visible opportunity. You will have the chance to impact the decisions made and ultimately the direction of the business. You must be commercially astute but with a hands-on attitude and strong work ethic.