Financial Controller


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January 11, 2023
Job Type
£50000 - £65000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Darren Cadman
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Company details and job overview:

Based on the outskirts of Warrington, this group of successful business units are currently in a period of high growth. With a number of revenue streams, the foundation of the group is a set of business who operate in the care sector. As they expand they also have interests in the construction arena.

This Group have a proven track record of taking fledgling businesses and evolving them to being highly successful. With a proven track record of providing the highest levels of service and product, they have operated for many years and continue to grow both organically, and also through acquisition. The business are now seeking a high calibre Financial Controller to work alongside a talented CFO. A dynamic group of businesses, each of whom enhance the lives of individuals across the UK, they are well positioned as a group and can offer growth and development to the successful Candidate as Financial Controller.

Enhanced Benefits:
Employee benefit scheme including a group pension
25 days holiday + BH
Hybrid/flexible working (working in the office 3 to 4 days per week)
Excellent additional flexible benefits

Your new role as Financial Controller:

As Financial Controller you shall work alongside the CFO to develop the finance function during this period of growth. A varied role, taking the lead over the management of the finance team, you shall ensure effective financial controls are in place across the group in line with the CFO and Executive Board’s requirements. Part of the management team, this role will take the lead on the production of monthly management accounts, budgets and the forecasting process across each of the business units in the Group. Working with the CFO you shall enable and facilitate further growth in a varied and exciting position which offers career progression, development and an opportunity to thrive in a dynamic work environment.

Main Role Duties:

Responsibility across all areas of the Finance function, including complete oversight of invoicing, monthly payroll, bank reconciliation and the production of monthly management accounts for each business unit.
Set up,?oversee?and regularly develop?both process, procedure and the company’s finance IT system?in liaison with IT staff.
Manage develop and coach the existing finance team.
Financial analysis enabling forecasting and budgets for stakeholders.
Preparation of timely and detailed reports on business/financial performance on a?monthly,?quarterly and annual basis
Work alongside the CFO on future investments.
Conduct profit and cost analyses?on a regular basis.
Preparation of Monthly accounts/forecasts for board meetings.
Preparation of Annual Accounts with Group’s accountants.
Prepare detailed reports and presentations on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
Prepare a budget for the year and advise staff/management monthly on balance of funds available as required.
Implementing and developing financial policies and procedures.
To be responsible for office management inclusive of supervision of premises, including leases and dealing with service providers.

Experience & Qualifications Required to apply:

To be considered you shall be CIMA /ACCA/ ACA qualified with strong technical skills and a proven track record of adding value in a lead finance role. Analytically minded with strong analytical skills you shall have a strong attention to detail with experience in the day-to-day management of a finance function and team. With at least 2 years’ experience in a similar role you shall have an in-depth understanding of cash flow management, bank reconciliation and?the processing of payroll. A business partner, able to communicate financial detail to non-financial personnel, you shall also have the ability and confidence to present at board meetings and prepare financial presentations.

Salary and reward on offer:

This is a diverse role which provides excellent business visibility and the opportunity to gain a high profile within the business. Working alongside and under the wing of a talented CFO, you shall be presented with the opportunity to progress, learn and develop your skills and experience. You will receive a competitive salary and holiday entitlement with some flexibility in your day to day work schedule. A full time position you shall remain a key member of the senior leadership team.

This role is being handled by Darren Cadman, Kenton Black Finance

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a market leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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