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Financial Controller

Otto James Consulting Limited
Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Full Time
Otto James Consulting is supporting a Manchester City Center media brand in recruiting a high calibre Financial Controller.

Our client is a well-funded organisation who are scaling towards an year on year growth with a myriad of future opportunities. Following their recent Series C fund raise and to enable the continued growth of the business, a Financial Controller is required to support the CEO and play a key role developing a world class finance function to support growth.

You need to be ambitious individual, well trained with an entrepreneurial streak. Our clients USP is around sustainability, quality and zero carbon footprint. We are looking to onboard talent who share our values and will strive to support our success. These values are paramount in our search and select process - We have scope to hire the right person and support them stepping up into this number 1 Finance role.

Financial Planning and Commercial Analysis are seen as a key part to your day to day duties, and therefore you will be expected to business partner key stakeholders within the organisation.



  • Managing all day to day accounting activity, overseeing a small, well trained finance team.
  • Statutory accounting and all accounting operations including month-end and year-end close.
  • Preparing timely management accounts and all financial reporting.
  • Implementing better processes and outputs for higher quality insights to support the decision making process.
  • Supporting the Senior Leadership Team with a sophisticated FP&A framework that can provide insightful analytics / decision making data.
  • Supporting and leading scale up projects to support growth i.e. new systems implementation.
Qualifications and skills:
  • Academically strong and Qualified ACA / ACCA / CIMA.
  • Demonstrable experience of continually improving finance systems and processes.
  • Technically strong - prior experience of managing period end close and group consolidations.
  • Strong financial leadership experience with excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Highly systems literate with a track record of automation which drives efficiency.
  • Hands on approach, you must be able to demonstrate that you are a ‘doer'.
Salary & Benefits

Our client is looking at c£63,000 to £68,500 basic salary plus
  • 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Personal and company performance bonus
  • Training & development budget
  • 2 days work from home flex

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