Financial Controller - Birmingham

Nils Lloyd-Penny
Date Posted
20 Sep 2022
Work Type
Full Time
When available
£50k - £70k depending on experience

Family run clothing & uniform business supplying UK and export markets requires a Group Accountant (Senior Accountant) to produce monthly accounts and annual forecasts for a number of trading companies. Company locations in Birmingham & London.

Reporting directly to the board the role has overall responsibility for the production of timely and accurate group management accounts, statutory financial reporting, tax, regulatory reporting and cash flow management.

The role requires a strong ability to work as part of a team and to be able to offer help and support to the board in the running of the business. The role will be hands on and requires a “roll the sleeves” up attitude from someone who is still a hands on accountant yet is comfortable dealing with executive level stakeholders.

The position will be office based with flexibility to work from home. Part-Time working may be considered for a suitable candidate

Responsibilities will include:

  • Full financial management of the business, including the responsibility for the production of monthly, quarterly and yearly reports and accounts
  • Cash flow and working capital management including monthly rolling forecasts
  • Support on bids / tenders for long-term contracts
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory financial and accounting requirements
  • Managing in conjunction with the board all relevant third party relationships, i.e. banks, external advisors, etc
  • Management and development of a finance team of four people

The ideal candidate skill set:

  • Qualified Accountant with experience working at a Financial Controller / Director level
  • Conversant with current accounting standards
  • Comfortable working in the detail and taking on a hands-on role with preparation of accounts
  • Ability to act as a key commercial advisor to the board
  • Experience of dealing with Banks / External Advisors
  • Expert in the use of excel – including pivots, chart production, index match and look up functions

   This Vacancy
Ref: 2496
Role: Financial Controller
Location: Birmingham