Financial Controller - Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Andrea Groom-Shorter
Date Posted
16 Nov 2022
Work Type
Full Time
Corporate Compliance
c.£70,000 per annum

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Financial Controller to join an innovative, award-winning business at an exciting stage of its journey. 

A key role at the heart of the business, the Financial Controller will bring an appetite to challenge and be challenged, and a restless ambition to improve the operations of the Finance Team and its critical role in the success of the Group.

Remote working – The FC will occasionally be required to attend the company’s office; to attend physical meetings, briefings, training courses and marketing functions which are necessary for the proper performance of duties.


• Holidays 25 days plus 8 days bank holidays a year.

• Company operates an auto enrolment pension scheme

  • Reporting directly to the CEO’s & Chairman and the key focus of this role will be to manage the Group’s Finance function.
  • Implement updates and improvements to the accounting systems.
  • Management and development of the finance team
  • Prepare annual financial accounts for the Group & tax returns.
  • Prepare third party company accounts for filing at Companies House & HMRC.
  • Producing monthly management reports.
  • Quarterly Group VAT returns.
  • Multi-currency cash management including credit control and forecasting.
  • Overseeing invoice processing.
  • Cash receipting and allocation and producing daily cash report for the CEO.
  • Processing payments for authorisation by Directors.
  • Ad-hoc tasks for CEO, Senior Managers and Directors.
  • A key contributor to business-wide management decisions and development of opportunities
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the activities of the whole group. This is a role at the heart of the business, not on the side-lines.
  • Administration and other duties relevant to the role

  • ACA/ACCA Qualifications are required
  • Experience of Sage line 50.
  • Good technical accounting skills to manage multiple currencies and companies, trial balances and intercompany charges and reconciliations.
  • Experience in preparing and consolidating management accounts for a group of companies.
  • Demonstrable experience in developing a team to achieve its potential
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines, quickly and accurately under pressure.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
   This Vacancy
Ref: 2518
Role: Financial Controller
Location: Hitchin, Hertfordshire