Job Description

Financial Controller

Resourcery Group are working with a brilliant business based near Rainford as they look to hire a new Financial Controller. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a profitable and growing business with an excellent reputation. The Financial Controller will work closely with the Finance Director and senior leadership group to drive the performance of the business in this value adding role. With revenues approaching £100m in turnover this brilliant business is now looking to embark on its next stage of growth. 

Our client is well known and highly regarded not only as a market leader in their sector but also as a place to work. The Financial Controller will join a business that is thriving but also has exciting plans for the future. 

Opportunities like this are hard to match. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the day-to-day financial operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll processing, and billing.
  • Ensuring accuracy and integrity of financial data and transactions,
  • Manage a small finance team, fostering a collaborative and results-oriented environment through effective coaching and guidance.
  • Prepare month end management accounts and the full month-end close process, ensuring accuracy and timeliness in financial reporting.
  • Perform variance analysis to compare actual financial results against budgeted and forecasted figures. Investigate and explain significant variances, offering actionable recommendations. Unearthing opportunities for cost savings and process improvements.
  • Drive improvements in P&L analysis, leading the implementation of enhanced commercial reporting methods that result in more insightful and actionable financial insights.
  • Develop, maintain, and fine-tune budgets, and forecasts.
  • Examine financial data to provide actionable insights, empowering the senior leadership team with decision-making.
  • Cost Control: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement cost control measures. Monitor and report on cost reduction initiatives and their impact on the P&L.
  • Support the FD with on-going finance projects and system improvements.

Key Skills:

  • Fully qualified - CIMA, ACCA, ACA
  • Strong analytical skills, able to analyse financial data, identify trends, and make data-driven recommendations.
  • Driven to develop a deep understanding of the business's commercial operations, pricing strategies, and revenue drivers to maximise profitability.
  • Expertise in cost control, cost reduction, and cost optimisation strategies to improve financial performance.
  • Team leadership skills to lead, motivate, and develop a finance team, fostering a collaborative and results-driven environment.

Our client has modern offices based near Rainford and is easily accessible from the motorway network.