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Financial Controller – Milton Keynes

Financial Controller, newly qualified, based Milton Keynes with travel to London & hybrid working, c£60,000.

Newly created opportunity for a qualified Accountant to join this established group of companies as Financial Controller for one of the subsidiary businesses.

Whether you are Practice trained and have already taken the leap into your first role in industry but are now ready for your next challenging commercial position, or if you qualified in industry and are now wanting more accountability and responsibility in a role that may stretch you, but you can grow with the business, this could be the role for you.

You will work closely with the Managing Director, as well as colleagues across the group companies. As Financial Controller you will have responsibility and accountability to ensure as the critical friend and expert in all aspects of financial controls, reporting, budgeting, and analysis you support key business and commercial decision making.  So, you will need to have a recognised UK accounting qualification with relevant commercial experience.

It is imperative that you are able to build strong, constructive and open working relationships across the wider group and externally where necessary. You need to understand systems and data quickly but diligently, taking responsibility for ensuring key financial and compliance information is available to make timely commercial decisions.

The businesses are exciting and agile in their approach, and you will no doubt get involved in all aspects of their day to day working, getting to know the business and being able to really support and further develop two successful businesses, using your skills and experience to plan, be proactive and enable them to thrive in a fast moving, dynamic environment.

If you are the person that brings logical, commercial and a straightforward approach, with the ability to analyse data to give clarity and clear guidance within their area of expertise, we would love to have a chat with you.

In return you will be part of the senior team that supports entrepreneurial spirit, through clients and through our wider team. You will have accountability and responsibility; so, you will be able to make a difference, coaching and mentoring, and day to day your duties will include:

  • Direct management of a small team, including reviewing the monthly reporting and training and development of staff
  • Preparation of the annual budget and ongoing rolling financial forecasts
  • Lead on the analysis of trends and KPIs and interpret relevant output to assist in key business and commercial decision making ·
  • Continually review systems and processes to ensure that they are not only robust but operate to highest practical levels of efficiency and effectiveness
  • Ensure that the finance function adheres rigorously to all the accounting standards and guidelines laid down by group.
  • Deliver periodic reporting to the group to the required levels of accuracy & timeliness ·
  • Payroll reconciliation
  • Administration of monthly pension scheme submission
  • Provide technical accounting support across the department
  • Ownership of the annual statutory audit process and any regulatory audits
Job Reference: 18657
Salary: c£60,000+ Bonus
Location: Buckinghamshire
Type: Permanent
CALL: 01908 547888
Consultant: Reuben Samain
Last Updated: 20/09/2023