Financial Controller

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Blackburn, UK
11 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Controller No1 - Construction business - up to £60k package

Your new company
You will be working for a highly successful family owned construction business who have operated within Lancashire for over 40 years. They operate across a number of different areas including new build, and commercial property and their turnover has maintained steady growth over the past 10 years. They consider themselves a forward thinking organisation, and due to retirement they are now seeking an experienced Financial Controller to enter the business with a clear path to Directorship in the years to come.

Your new role
As Financial Controller you will be the number one in Finance and will manage a small team whilst working closely with the directors in providing commercial direction through working with non financial stakeholders throughout the business.

This Financial Controller job will be as varied as it will be demanding, as alongside producing the accounts pack for 10 trading companies under the group, the directors will require support to the commercial team in reviewing job costs whilst providing them with detailed margin analysis, drilled down by project and customer.

Other responsibilities will include taking a lead on audits, payroll, stat accounts, cash flow, budgeting and forecasting and maintaining the fixed asset register.

What you'll need to succeed
This financial controller job requires an experienced qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA) or QBE and will ideally have experience within a construction/property based company. Applications will be considered from non construction background providing you can demonstrate your ability to adapt to new industries both on your CV and at interview. You will need to be a strong communicator with the ability to build rapport quickly, as you'll be expected to work closely with non financial stakeholders and directors and providing your successful in the position you will have a clear path to Directorship.

What you'll get in return
You will get the opportunity to work within a highly successful family owned business and will be given the opportunity to improve processes and efficiencies. They require the successful individual to put their own stamp on the role and the full package on offer is up to £60k with benefits on top. This is a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated financial controller to be a part of a business where your opinion and process will be valued.

What you need to do now
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