Financial Controller

Financial Controller


Financial Controller

As Financial Controller, you will be reporting to the Finance Director with circa 10 direct reports.  Your remit will include the preparation of timely, accurate monthly management and other financial information for the Finance Director for presentation to the board and external stakeholders. You will lead the finance team, take responsibility for the financial control and transaction processing within the Group, heading up the day to day activities. You may also be required to work closely with various other key stakeholders of the senior management team on ad hoc projects.

The Successful Applicant

You will be a proven qualified accountant with experience as a Financial Controller. Group accounting experience would also be highly beneficial, as would experience of managing a team of individuals.

Key experience / skills required:

  • Fully qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA) with a least 2 years post qualification experience
  • Strong focus on controls and processes and a high attention to detail
  • Up-to-date technical skills and confident preparing UK statutory accounts
  • The ability to work closely with external advisers
  • Strong ability to be involved in a change management environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills - you will engage with colleagues on a daily basis and you'll need to ensure processes and standards are being followed
  • Strong people manager who can evidence development of staff
  • Confidence to challenge at senior level whilst maintaining positive working relationships

The successful candidate will have been a part of a large business improvement initiative and be a strong player in change management processes. Importantly the Financial Controller will need to grow and develop as the Group continues to expand and broaden its portfolio. The Group has come a long way in the last five years and will be different again in another five. To apply or for a confidential discussion on the role please call Joanne McAuley during business hours on 02890725750 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Our client is an equal opportunities employer and Clarendon Executive are acting as an agency on their behalf.


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