Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Preston
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: 2021-09-01
Contact Name: Rachel Holland
Contact Email:
Job Published: 20 days ago

Job Description

Company Details and Job Overview:

A growing SME in Preston have partnered exclusively with Kenton Black Finance as they seek to appoint a Financial Controller. This service based business with a turnover in the region of £5m have been established for 10+ years and are growing from strength to strength, as Financial Controller you will provide technical and strategic expertise to contribute to the ongoing success of the business.

Your New Role as Financial Controller:

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, as Financial Controller you will lead the function as number 1 in finance and manage a team of 2 experienced Accounts Assistants. This is a varied and autonomous role which offers a combination of hands on/routine finance duties and strategic input:

• Production of the monthly management accounts pack
• Preparation of meaningful budgets and forecasts, reporting any variances
• Management of the year end statutory accounts process, being the primary point of contact for external bodies
• Overseeing purchase ledger, sales ledger, billing and credit control functions
• Overseeing payroll, HMRC submissions and pensions
• Providing analysis on results, trends and financial forecasts
• Providing strategic input being a key player in the decision making process
• Streamlining and enhancing existing systems and process, ensuring efficiencies and robust controls

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

To be considered for this position, you will ideally be fully CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified although my client is welcoming applications from candidates who are qualified by experience, proven in a similar level position. With strong communication and interpersonal skills, you will possess good leadership and staff management experience with the ability to challenge and influence where appropriate.

Salary and Reward on Offer:

You will receive a competitive starting salary and benefits package including annual salary reviews, annual leave entitlement which increases with length of service, on site gym access, and other benefits as part of their personal development plan / reward and recognition. This is a full time, office based position although flexibility around working hours and some remote working can be discussed.

Please submit your CV to Rachel Holland at Kenton Black Finance for consideration.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.