Job Description

  • Job Reference:P584874CVR_1695656155

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Business Services

  • Contact Name: Chad Vigano

  • Job Location: Leicestershire

  • Job Title: Financial Controller

  • Job Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 Per Annum

Posted On: 25th September 2023

The Portfolio Group are working with a market-leading organisation looking to take on a progressive No.2 in finance to manage the daily activities of the Finance function ensuring the department continues to operate effectively and play a key role within company growth and development.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in managing a Finance function, including significant financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting experience. Having the ability to prioritise and deliver key departmental deliverables is a must, whilst supporting the Finance Director as a member of the senior leadership team. This position also provides an ideal step towards more senior Finance roles within the business as it continues to grow.

Job Overview

Reporting directly into the Finance Director, the Financial Controller is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of financial transactions across the ledgers, periodic budgeting and forecasting, in addition to having direct responsibility for the delivery of management accounts and associated reconciliations.

The successful applicant will have a sound accountancy background, strong commercial awareness and provide a hands-on approach to successfully delivering team objectives. Directly managing a team of 9 people, the Financial Controller will be an excellent communicator with a ‘can-do’ attitude, who has the ability to mentor and develop individuals with varying degrees of


* Day-to-day management of the Finance team
* Co-ordination and review of the month-end reporting procedures
* Preparation and review of the monthly management accounts and preparation of monthly reports and variance analyses
* Completion and review of all month-end Balance Sheet reconciliations
* Preparation and review of budgets and forecasts on a quarterly and annual basis
* Cash flow forecasting and monitoring
* Manage the audit of the financial statements at the end of the financial year
* Understand and report on the profitability of the business on a variety of bases: client, product, service, geographic or other bases as appropriate
* Reporting insurance bordereau to third party provider
* High-level authorisation of payment runs
* Variety of ad hoc tasks, directly supporting senior management

Skills & Experience

* Qualified ACCA, CIMA or ACA (minimum 5 years post-qualified)
* Experience of managing a Finance function
* Excellent Excel skills



Personal Details


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