Financial Controller

Camino Partners Ltd
09 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Controller

A multiple-award winning life sciences recruitment business (most recently, they won the Sunday Times Top 100 Businesses to Work For award) with 10 international offices (and expanding!) and $30m turnover (and growing!) are seeking a positive and bright Financial Controller to come in and manage a small but effective finance team and work closely with the Finance Director to help the business to enact their 3-5 year growth plan.

The Company

    $30m turnover life sciences staffing business with over 100 employees.Headquartered in Brighton with offices in USA, South America, Asia and across Europe.Have won multiple awards including Top 100 Companies to Work For, Top 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain, Recruiter Fast 50 (Fastest Growing 50 Recruitment Businesses), etc.Really friendly and social business with regular Summer parties, team building days away (bowling, ice skating, pottery classes - to name a few!), company yoga lessons (optional!). All contributing to their close-knit, family-feel and welcoming team culture.Flexible working options (flexi-hours and the ability to work from home on occasion!)An emphasis on well-being and company happiness - weekly fruit deliveries, at desk massages etc.

The Role

    Financial Controller, reporting directly into the Finance Director and managing a small finance team.Ownership of financial and management reporting, providing accurate and timely information for senior management.Work with the Finance Director to prepare for year-end, liaise with auditors and help to manage the audit process.Business partner with the management team across the business.Produce value-adding and commercial KPI analysis.Develop and mentor the finance team.

Progression Opportunities

The CFO is moving on from the business, having helped the FD to step up into a hybrid FD/CFO role. Which means that there is opportunity for this person to step up into the FC/FD role and take on a more commercial, senior edge to the role.


£40,000-£50,000/year + £10,000 bonus + benefits


    Must have professional services experience (for example, recruitment business, architectural practice, law firm, management consultancy etc.)Must be ACA, ACCA or CIMA fully-qualified.Preferably will have looked after a small team previously.

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