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Financial Controller

Employer
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Location
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 18, 2024

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Job Role
Controller
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a dedicated FP&A Manager with a proven track record of success? We're on the lookout for a skilled Financial Controller to join our clients team in West Birmingham. Offering a competitive base salary of up to £65,000, along with a bonus and comprehensive benefits package, this role promises great rewards and opportunities for growth.

Key

Responsibilities:


The key responsibilities for this Financial Controller role:
  • Financial Reporting: Take ownership of the financial reporting process, ensuring the timely and accurate preparation of financial statements, budgets, forecasts, and variance analyses. Provide insightful analysis and recommendations to support strategic decision-making.
  • Month End and Year End Close: Lead the month-end and year-end closing processes, overseeing the reconciliation of accounts, accruals, and adjustments. Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies, and liaise with auditors as necessary.
  • Process Improvements: Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance financial processes, systems, and controls. Identify inefficiencies and implement solutions to streamline workflows, increase productivity, and reduce costs.
  • Team Management: Manage and mentor the transactional finance team, providing guidance, training, and support to ensure high performance and professional development. Foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment, encouraging teamwork and innovation.
  • Financial Analysis: Conduct detailed financial analysis to identify trends, opportunities, and risks. Develop key performance indicators (KPIs) and dashboards to monitor financial performance and support strategic planning initiatives.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Collaborate with department heads to develop annual budgets and rolling forecasts. Monitor actual performance against budgeted targets, investigate variances, and recommend corrective actions as necessary.
  • Compliance and Risk Management: Ensure compliance with financial regulations, accounting standards, and company policies. Implement effective risk management strategies and internal controls to safeguard company

Key Requirements

For this Financial Controller role:
  • Professional qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Bachelor's degree in Accountancy, Finance, or related field. Professional qualification (ACCA, CIMA, ACA) preferred.
  • Extensive experience in financial control roles, with a strong background in financial reporting, month-end/year-end processes, and management accounting.
  • Proven track record of driving process improvements and delivering tangible results.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate team members.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, with the ability to interpret complex financial data and make informed decisions.
  • Proficiency in financial software and Microsoft Excel. Experience with ERP systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle) is desirable.

Why Join Us?
  • Competitive salary of up to £65,000 base, plus bonus and benefits package.
  • Hybrid working model, providing flexibility and work-life balance.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement within a supportive and collaborative environment.

At Gleeson Recruitment Group, we embrace inclusivity and welcome applicants of all backgrounds, experiences, and abilities. We are proud to be a disability confident employer.By applying you will be registered as a candidate with Gleeson Recruitment Limited. Our Privacy Policy is available on our website and explains how we will use your data.

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