Financial Controller

Posted 13 July 2023
Salary £60000 - £65000 per annum
Discipline Qualified Finance
Contact NameJoe Develing

Job description

Finance Manager | Central Manchester | ACA, ACCA or CIMA Qualified | £60,000-£65,000

Job Overview:

I am working with a fantastic organisation based in Central Manchester who are going through a period of excellent growth, with share price growing 90% YTD, and exciting prospects for future development, both organically and through M&A.

This newly created Financial Controller role will play a pivotal part in the development of a small finance function, supporting the CFO and managing a small team overseas.

Directly reporting to the CFO, this role has significant opportunity for career development, gaining invaluable PLC exposure, and working closely with SLT to support business improvement.

If you are ACA, ACCA, CIMA Qualified, and looking for a role that provides significant breadth and responsibility across both technical and commercial finance, please get in touch immediately.

Salary: £60,000-£65,000

Location: Central Manchester + hybrid working (3 days in the office)

Main Duties:
  • Assisting CFO in preparing / reviewing the monthly management accounts for the board pack
  • Preparation and management of the budget and forecast.
  • Take ownership of the month end result to ensure actuals and budgets are accurately recorded.
  • Meet with budget holders monthly and share with them the current P&L results.
  • Assist in managing the audit and responding to audit queries.
  • Manage the UK payroll and implement process improvements.
  • Assist the CFO with acquisition accounting and integration.
  • In the absence of the CFO, coordinate with the finance team overseas.
  • Provide support to staff in the UK on ad hoc basis.
  • Coordinate and support the CFO with the detailed external reporting to the shareholders.
  • Prepare analysis for company strategic decisions including 5-year plans.
  • Drive improvements in the reporting systems and accounting processes.
  • Co-ordinate the production of detailed quarterly rolling forecasts.
  • Line Management responsibilities for the Financial Analyst and Accounts Receivable Officer.
  • Manage and prepare key financial reports and analysis, guiding the Financial Analyst.
  • Lead from a finance perspective on pricing for all divisions.
  • Assist the CFO by preparing revenue models for pitches to prospective partners.
  • Represent finance at key business meetings.
  • Cash flow reporting and forecasting – ensuring that the CFO is clear on future cash tight points.
  • Produce new value-add revenue and expense reports for all divisions.
  • Work closely with the CFO and CEO to ensure that the board is prepared for investor discussions.
  • Manage the billing and collections (with the support of the CFO) of company partners.
  • Ensuring regular communication with key partners and building rapport with them.
  • Work with the Finance Lead abroad to ensure that refunds are processed accurately and timely.
Person Specification:
  • ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA Qualified.
  • Relevant experience of financial and management accounts.
  • Able to support the business function and senior management team.
  • Experience managing a team.
  • Excellent communicator, capable of disseminating financial information to both finance, and none finance individuals.
  • Experience working in an environment with tight deadlines.
  • Advanced Excel skill set.
For immediate consideration or more information on the role, please contact Joe Develing at 07885281468.