Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type:
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Contact Name: Kate Goodman
Job Published:
REF: 897717_1581092587

Vanilla Recruitment

We’re currently recruiting an experienced Financial Controller on behalf of a fast paced and entrepreneurial SME organisation who are seeing year on year growth within their niche market.

The successful candidate will monitor and manage the day-to-day financial operations within the company, as well as providing insightful analytical information to the Head of Finance to assist with strategical decision making.

This is an interesting and varied role and presents a wonderful opportunity to join an enterprising organisation with the joint vision of driving forward the continued growth and success of the company.


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Production of monthly management accounts and other financial analysis to support the business
  • Cashflow management and budgeting
  • Management of a small team completing transactional accounting
  • Completion of payroll and submission of information to HMRC
  • Review financial data and prepare monthly P&L and cashflow reports
  • Overseeing the completion of VAT returns within the legal deadline dates
  • Establish and maintain financial policies and procedures for the company
  • A ‘hands on approach’ to supporting other areas of the business as working within a small but growing team
  • Reviewing current procedures and looking at continuous improvements in line with company growth


Skills and experience required:

  • ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualified
  • Previous experience of working in a regulated environment (AML, Client Money Regulations)
  • Strong IT skills with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel being essential
  • Strong people management skills
  • Enjoys taking ownership of tasks and working with a self-motivated and enterprising approach
  • Demonstrates a growth mindset and an interest in seeing the role and business develop
  • Applications will be considered from those in practice (Top 10) – audit background


Hours of work:

  • Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.30pm


Salary and benefits:

  • £45,000 – £55,000
  • Statutory pension
  • 20 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays

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