Financial Controller

Financial Controller

Posted 1 week ago

Financial Controller required for a high-growth professional services SME based in West Birmingham.

The business is close to reaching the £5m revenue mark, and with considerable year-on-year growth, they have realised the need to bring in a finance lead to support their journey moving forward. The company has three main revenue streams, and this role will oversee the back office finance operations and business partnering for all three divisions.

As the Financial Controller, you will be primarily responsible for:

  • Reporting into the Managing Director, and working closely with them and the senior leadership team to enact the five-year business plan
  • Overseeing the small (but growing) finance team, and recruiting new staff as the business expands
  • Delivery of monthly management accounts, including variance analysis and commentary
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations and balance sheet movement analysis
  • Production of the quarterly board pack
  • Delivery of statutory reporting and year end accounting procedures
  • Regular sales reporting to the senior management team
  • Full ownership of FP&A including cash flow analysis, reforecasting and annual budget setting processes
  • Completion and submission of VAT returns
  • Supporting ongoing finance change and transformation to ensure all systems talk to one another
  • Continuous improvement of reporting processes
  • Training the junior finance team and developing them to take more control of monthly procedures
  • Ad hoc projects as required by the Operations Director and Managing Director

The ideal candidate for this Financial Controller role will be:

  • Qualified accountant (ACCA, ACMA or ACA preferred)
  • Experienced in professional services
  • Skilled working in growing SMEs
  • Either an experienced FC or an ambitious Finance Manager looking to progress
  • Self-sufficient and proactive, able to work without micromanagement
  • Strong in Excel (experience using Microsoft Dynamics or Xero would be advantageous)

Job Features

Job IdAFDH040822
Job TimeFull Time
Job LevelQualified

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