Financial Controller - Stokesley - High growth SME

Posted 20 July 2023
Salary £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: 10-50% Bonus
DisciplineQualified Finance
Contact NameSara Scott

Job description

This is a very exciting, newly created Financial Controller role, working for a highly successful family owned SME, who have been a leader in their market since they formed just over 20 years ago!

The UK wide business has multiple sites across the country, and has experienced phenomenal year on year growth since they were established. They now have a clear and focused growth plan to double the turnover within the next 3 years - so there could not be a better time to join them in this role! 

As a result of their continued success and ambitious further growth plans, the business are now looking to hire an experienced and ambitious Financial Controller, with the ultimate goal of becoming the FD, to report directly to the MD and Owner.

The role will be responsible for the day to day running of the finances for the business, overseeing the finance team, but most importantly working closely with the the MD and CFO to drive the business forward.

**The role would be ideally suited to  a commercially focused Financial Controller, or 1st/2nd time mover from Practice who has previous experience working autonomously in a standalone, varied and hands on Finance Manager/Controller role, within an SME environment, looking to progress to FD level in the next 1-3 years**

Reporting directly to the CFO, the key duties will be:
  • Managing and overseeing the small accounts team to ensure that tasks are completed accurately and in line with the month end timetable
  • Continuous improvement and development of the team, supporting and mentoring
  • Continuous development of internal controls and processes 
  • Preparing the management accounts in line with set deadlines
  • Reviewing the month end spend analysis and accruals and prepayment
  • Balance Sheet and Control Account reconciliations and review
  • Approving payments and reviewing and managing cashflow
  • Overseeing and managing the annual audit process and preparing the statutory accounts
  • Preparation and review of other key financial reports as required

The successful candidate will:
  • Be ACCA/ACA/CIMA Qualified, with a minimum of 3 years experience within a relevant role - Essential
  • Have previous experience of managing/supervising a team - Essential
  • Have a strong knowledge of MS Excel - Essential
  • Have previous experience of Sage, Xero or both - Desirable

What's on offer?
  • On site parking
  • Flexible working hours
  • 10-50% bonus
  • Car Allowance
  • 7% match pension