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Financial Controller

  • Location: Hendon
  • Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 9 months ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Andy Myerson
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 23 April 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000012481_1679669204

A Financial Controller is urgently sought by a wholesale business based in North West London. The business operates in a key vertical market and is going through a period of change to ensure that it can take advantage of its long-standing supplier & customer relationships. The business is profitable (on an annual turnover >£10m), has secured significant new investment and is poised for significant future growth. This is a wonderful opportunity for a commercially minded, hands-on individual.

The post of Financial Controller is a newly created role that reports into a recently recruited and particularly high calibre Finance Director. The Financial Controller will manage the day-to-day finance function and duties will include:

  • Own / review the month-end close process including weekly KPI reports & management accounts.
  • Lead the annual budgeting process; own all aspects of cashflow management.
  • Review balance sheet reconciliations at period end; own the sales reporting and invoicing process.
  • Develop a strong all-round control environment including key financial policies and procedures.
  • Build the capability of the function to support and add value to the business & key stakeholders.
  • Reduce manual processing, improve efficiency, drive the implementation of a new ERP system.
  • Lead, manage and develop a team of 2 staff.

Applicants for the position of Financial Controller will:

  • Be a qualified accountant (ACA / CIMA / ACCA)
  • Easily demonstrate all-round management & financial accounting skills at a granular level.
  • Enjoy rolling their sleeves up and see genuine value in ensuring real attention to detail.
  • See the benefit in implementing and managing a strong control environment.
  • Be adaptable, keen to learn and have a desire to play a lead role in a scaling business.

Salary: c. £55000 - £60000 + 10% bonus