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Financial Controller

Office Angels
Blackpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 16, 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Controller Needed!!

Our client, a reputable and thriving organisation, is seeking a talented Financial Controller to join their team. As the Financial Controller, you will play a crucial role in managing the financial operations of the company and driving its profitability and growth. If you want to work for an organisation who genuinely cares about making a difference to the public, this role is for you.

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, you'll be responsible for developing and implementing financial policies, procedures, and controls to ensure the firm's stability and compliance with regulatory requirements. Additionally, you'll provide financial analysis and insights to support business decisions and strategies.

Job title:
Financial Controller

Company: Manufacturing

Contract: Permanent

Blackpool, fully on-site with potential flexibility/Hybrid for the right candidate

Up to £60,000 Depending on experience.

Benefits: Paid annual leave, pension plus much more.

Key responsibilities for this role include:
  • Collaborate with the Managing Director in developing and implementing financial policies, procedures, and controls to ensure financial stability and compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Build and lead a capable team, providing guidance, coaching, and development opportunities to team members.
  • Offer financial analysis and support to the UK leadership team and Managing Director, aiding business decisions and strategies.
  • Analyse financial data and deliver insights to drive both immediate and future profitability and growth.
  • Provide accurate and timely financial information and performance reports to the Managing Director and Group CFO.
  • Identify and mitigate financial risks, providing recommendations to the Managing Director as needed.
  • Support the continual improvement of end-to-end accounting practises.
  • Prepare and post accurate monthly accruals, prepayments, and other accounting entries.
  • Assist with budgeting and forecasting efforts.
  • Conduct analysis of monthly and quarterly figures, presenting findings to the Managing Director.
  • Manage the audit process and act as the main point of contact for external auditors.
  • Proactively identify and manage risks, proposing solutions and effectively managing stakeholder expectations.
  • Oversee working capital management and the production of cash flow forecasts.
  • Lead the team responsible for payroll, VAT, and HMRC processes.
  • Ensure compliance with ISO 9001, 14001, and 45001 accreditation processes.
  • Cultivate relationships with key stakeholders, including customers, suppliers, and financial institutions.
  • Oversee the company's accounting, tax, and audit functions.
  • Uphold compliance with all legal, tax, and regulatory requirements.
  • Promote a culture of accountability, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
  • Maintain systematic order and logical thinking to drive positive outcomes in the company's financial infrastructure.
  • Provide support to the heads of Operations, Sales, and Projects in analysing project performance and maintenance contracts.
  • Assist the Managing Director in setting growth goals and support overall strategy development.
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel to different locations as required.

Key skills
  • Experience with Cognos would be extremely beneficial.
  • Intimate knowledge of the Sage 200 accounting package essential.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership abilities.
  • Extensive technical knowledge of financial and accounting principles and practises.
  • Proficiency in financial software and tools, including ERP systems and Excel.
  • Familiarity with UK GAAP and IFRS.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities in a fast-paced environment while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Capability to work independently and as part of a team, with experience in managing and developing staff.
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety at Work legislation.
  • Proficiency in IT packages, specifically Office365 and financial systems.

Please send your CV to or call us on to learn more.

Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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