This growing SME business is looking to appoint an experienced Financial Controller to take ownership of the finance function due to a re-structure in the business to change the way they operate. They have used an external accountancy firm for years and they are looking for an in house Financial Controller to control the function and report to board.
This role will see you provide valuable commercial support to high-value contract customers, robust financial controls to many sites and the provision of management accounts (incl. detailed variance analysis, KPI reports and commentary) for senior operational staff – information used to directly inform important commercial business decisions on the contract. You will also be involved in managing a team, operational planning and be heavily involved in spearheading cost-saving initiatives for the company.
Ideally, you will:
- Be a qualified accountant (ACCA or CIMA) with demonstrable experience in a similar commercial finance role – preferably within an SME environment
- Have extensive experience of providing financial support of a commercial nature to large contract clients in a services business
- Be able to demonstrate instances in which you have been able to add direct value to your business area through cost-saving initiatives and general business / reporting improvements
- Have extensive cash-flow reporting experience and be able to implement within the business
In return, you will:
- Work in a senior management capacity for this 5 million turnover growing business.
- Complete autonomy in your role, organising your own workload and generating / leading your own projects
- Be encouraged to exercise your commercial business acumen in terms of increasing margins and improving business
- Enjoy genuine opportunities to advance and progress your career in a successful, growing and highly commercial SME business
This operationally-focused senior finance role is a great position for a talented, commercial qualified accountant to test their business and value-adding skills in an environment that will reward this type of success with clear progression opportunities.