Financial Controller - Remote

Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Jan 08, 2021
Feb 12, 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Not qualified, Part qualified

**Remote Financial Controller Opportunity **

Circa £62K + £7K Car and Bonus

A new opportunity has become available working for a leading distribution business. This role will be based remotely but you will be required to travel between two sites once a week which include Southampton and Birmingham.

We are looking for an experienced Financial Controller who will manage the running of a controlled and efficient finance function, working within guidelines to deliver accurate financial results in a strong, control-focused environment.

The Key Responsibilities of the Financial Controller will include:

  • Deliver solutions to minimise financial and commercial risk
  • Improving efficiency, profitability and cash flow
  • Provide appropriate analysis and recommendations to influence decision making processes
  • Communicating any changes in commercial and financial requirements effectively
  • Developing robust working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure financial and customer reporting and forecasting aids decision making in the business
  • Deliver BU and UKI strategy
  • Adopt and deliver the UKI Finance strategy
  • Ensuring performance of automated processes within the finance function are adopted where practical on accounts, optimised and operating effectively
  • Ensure financial controls are highly effective and compliant
  • Create and maintain high class financial reporting
  • Understand and manage sources of profit delivery including flex budgets, gain share, KPIs, pricing mechanisms etc.
  • Ensure cash neutrality is maintained under the agent status where relevant
  • Actively manager, develop and motivate the finance team
  • Manage and support career development and succession agenda
  • Manage and develop financial and commercial expertise in the business

Experience Required

  • Proven track record in a similar level role with experience of the above requirements
  • Experience in business management, financial auditing or cross divisional companies
  • Ability to influence key decision makers at all level
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting processes and terminology
  • People management experience and excellent communication skills
  • Relevant financial qualification (ICAEW, CIMA, ACCA) or equivalent

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