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Financial Controller – Stevenage

The company

A highly successful, independent business headquartered in Stevenage with a newly created opportunity for a Financial Controller to take full responsibility for the finance function of a recently acquired subsidiary.

The job

Reporting to the Managing Director, you will be given a high level of autonomy as Financial Controller, with your key responsibilities including:

  • Completion of the monthly management accounts for specific core cost centres.
  • Budgeting and forecasting processes, including monthly profitability and variance analysis.
  • To act as line-manager to the Finance team and to supervise the work of the Finance team.
  • To take responsibility for the production of year-end financial statements.
  • To liaise with the auditors and other professional advisors.
  • To manage and develop financial systems.
  • To develop and implement financial policies and procedures.
  • To oversee all activities related to HMRC tax compliance issues.
  • Other ad hoc tasks when required.

The Candidate

We are looking for a fully qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA Accountant for the Financial Controller position, ideally with post qualified experience in a similar level role within an SME business.  You will be part of the executive management team of the organisation and therefore we are looking for a strong degree of commercial acumen, as well as the technical accounting skills and staff management experience associated with an autonomous leadership role.

Job Reference: 12143
Salary: £55,000+ Flexible Benefits
Location: Hertfordshire
Type: Permanent
CALL: 01234 831005
Consultant: William Hayward
Last Updated: 07/10/2019