Financial Controller

Andrew’s Marbles & Tiles are a Yorkshire success story. Established in 1886, they are now one of the leading tiling/terrazzo flooring/ceramic wall & marble/granite flooring contractors in the UK. They work with clients nationally but local examples of their expertise can be seen at Victoria Gate, Victoria Gate Casino, BMW Leeds, Selby Leisure Centre, Aldi & Morrison supermarkets, The Light, Audi Wakefield, Victoria Arcade, Harvey Nichols & WM Morrison Head Quarters.

The business is very well placed to take advantage of new opportunities in the market & they are looking for a Financial Controller to join them on the next phase of their journey.

The role of Financial Controller is fundamental to the future success of the organisation and represents a real opportunity for a candidate to join an established, people led environment with excellent growth and career prospects. Reporting directly into the Managing Director you will produce increasingly effective, insightful and relevant MI to be shared and discussed with internal and external stakeholders. This will allow the senior team to make faster and more informed decisions around efficiency, commercial strategy and growth. You will also partner the senior team in championing financial control & understanding the business in an enthusiastic and collaborative manor.

The Financial Controller will need to work collaboratively at every level within the organisation whilst also responding to and managing the relationship with external investors. An inquiring mind, the ability to think proactively and independently and the confidence to step into an established environment will help define the right candidate. Relevant candidates will need to be hands on to understand the mechanics of the business. Above all, they must have the ability, capacity and enthusiasm to grow with the business on a journey over the coming years.

Leading a team of 4 transactional staff, you will have a stable background with a remit covering but not exclusive to:

• Lead, develop and inspire your direct reports to achieve their potential and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the finance department.
• Responsible for all financial accounting within the company as well as statutory reporting requirements.
• Lead on operational processes within the finance department including accounts payable and receivable, payroll, VAT and other HMRC returns, Internal Controls and Banking.
• As part of the Management Board you be responsible for contributing to the strategic planning and oversight of the company.

You will be a qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with previous experience as a Financial Controller. You will have proven experience of managing and developing direct reports, with strong organisational and planning skills to effectively lead the team. You will be comfortable operating in a fast-paced environment whilst being able to think strategically and drive change where appropriate to improve efficiency. Above all you will be joining a growing independent business and a passionate and positive team with a keen sense of fun, and should share these values.

c£55,000 + package

If this opportunity is of interest, please send a copy of your most recent CV along with details of your current salary and benefits package.

Axon Moore have been retained to deliver this assignment. Only CVs submitted via Axon Moore will be included in the process. Applications sent directly to the client will not be included.

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