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Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Central Bedfordshire
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
REF: CG1111FC_1668176570
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Our client, a well-known consumer facing brand with a reputation for providing a supportive and flexible working environment, is looking to source a dynamic Financial Controller to join its talented team. Working closely with the FD, aside from having overall responsibility for the accounting function, you'll also be asked to focus on strategic objectives and projects that will help propel the finance operations forward.

Main duties include:
* Leading a small team, covering financial accounts, management accounts, AP, AR and payroll
* Owning the audit relationship with external auditors at half and full year end
* Working with external tax advisors
* Reviewing processes and controls; leading a project to add improvements or replace the finance systems, ensuring processes are as automated as possible and fit for purpose
* Monthly reporting to the Board
* Technical expertise and ensuring compliance on all new and existing accounting standards

Key skills & experience required:
* Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
* Experience managing and developing a team
* Excellent organisational and planning skills
* Solid financial accounting knowledge, with exposure to IFRS16
* Examples to date of process improvements and demonstrating initiative
* Positive and proactive approach to problem solving
* Confident and credible character, can build relationships with ease

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic senior finance professional to join this fun and fast-paced employer, where you will be given lots of autonomy to make impact in your role.

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