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Financial Controller

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Job Description

An exciting opportunity to join a leader in their field who business is rapidly expanding. As Financial Controller you will be reporting to the CFO and will be responsible for the financial health of the business over a period of sustained and intense growth.  Seeking a commercially focused financial controller that will play a crucial and proactive role in supporting the Senior Team and wider business in driving improvements to enable scaling, controlling resources, providing relevant and timely management information and managing the associated risks.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Business Partnering

  • Support the management team in analysing, understanding and interpreting the operational and financial performance of the business through use of both operational and financial KPI’s
  • Champion key business initiatives to underpin growth and performance targets
  • Assist management in deciding effective allocation of resources and return on internal investment
  • Drive improvements to commercial processes and approach

 

Financial Planning and Analysis

  • Co-ordinate the annual budget process, report actual monthly results, prepare financial forecasts and analyse variances
  • Maintain long range business forecast models

 

Operational Finance and Reporting

  • Maintain 13 week cashflow forecast
  • Deliver Month End close to agreed timetable
  • Prepare monthly Management Information
  • Support project managers in achieving/beating performance targets
  • Create quarterly reforecasts

 

Compliance and External Stakeholder Relationships

  • Support year end close, liaising with external advisors as necessary
  • Focus on quality control and policy adherence
  • Ensure compliance with external stakeholders, legislation, tax and other legal requirements
  • Perform other duties as required

 

SKILLS

Essential

  • Results driven with a supportive and approachable style of management
  • Energetic personality, driven and people person who thrives in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent IT skills and proficient in Excel
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English

 

Desirable

  • Experience working in a SME environment
  • Exposure to a project management led business an advantage.
  • Defence background
  • Knowledge and experience of Xero
  • General interest in aviation

 

Personal

  • Due to the nature of the work all applicants must be a British Citizen or have an existing right to work in the UK
  • Excellent communicator
  • Excellent problem solving ability
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Enthusiasm for their work and self-motivated
  • Ability to hold Security Clearance

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Qualified CIMA, ACCA or ACA
  • UK Driving License

 

Our client offers a competitive salary, pension scheme and a comprehensive employee benefits package including private healthcare, income replacement and life cover.

This is a full time permanent position working on a split of in office and home working. Site parking available in beautiful rural location on the outskirts of Salisbury

Salary £40-45k depending on level of experience.

 

 

 

 

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