Financial Controller

Location Calne
Discipline: Finance, Management
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Contact name: Matthew Ager

Job ref: 12463
Published: 13 days ago
Startdate: ASAP



UP TO £70,000 (Negotiable up to £75,000) + BONUS + BENEFITS


We're proud to be partnering with a highly successful SME located in the Calne area of Wilshire that is seeking an experienced Financial Controller to join the team.

As the Financial Controller (No.1 in Finance), you'll be overseeing a team of two people who are responsible for the day-to-day transactional finance team. Your core responsibilities will include; Management Accounts, Budgeting, Forecasting, Cash Management, Financial Analysis, Business Partnering and implementing new controls, processes, procedures and systems.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Financial Controller that is driven and forward thinking, to join a rapidly growing business with a development path to Finance Director.


  • Reporting to the Managing Director and collaborating with the SLT, the Financial Controller will Number 1 in finance and will be responsible for leading the finance function.
  • Responsible for leading a finance team of 2 that handle transactional activities, ensuring day to day objectives are achieved and developing the team to create efficiencies.
  • Producing Monthly & Quarterly Management Accounts for 3 legal entities, including full commentary, insights, variance reports and recommendations
  • Responsible for producing Monthly / Quarterly / Annual Budgets and Forecasts
  • Implementing KPI Performance measures throughout the business and introducing weekly financial flash reports on Actual V Forecast
  • Responsible for Cashflow Forecasting & Management, sharing key insights with the Managing Director
  • Conducting Finance Business Partnering activities with the SLT by using key insights from the data to ensure financial efficiencies are achieved throughout the business
  • Producing financial models to assist new business proposals & enders
  • Reviewing all processes and systems to optimise efficiency, implement controls and improve profitability
  • Managing the Year End & External Audit process in conjunction with the external accountancy practice
  • Creating and submitting quarterly VAT Returns and other statutory requirements such as P11Ds, PSC Submissions and Annual Returns.
  • Overseeing and approving the monthly payroll process
  • Fully responsible for the balance sheet and the asset register
  • Oversee capital expenditure and financing arrangements
  • Manage annual insurance renewal and amendments.


  • Must have experience within an SME environment and have held a Financial Controller role, or similar role, such as; Finance Manager, Head of Finance, Finance Director.
  • ACCA, ACA or CIMA Qualified is preferred, however, exceptional QBE / Qualified by Experience candidates will be considered.
  • Good experience of Financial Modelling and Data Analysis
  • Experience of working with Sage is advantageous.
  • Confident around systems, an implementing new processes and controls
  • An excellent communicator with the ability to provide business partnering support to non-financial members of the Senior Leadership Team.
  • A highly driven and forward-thinking individual


Please send your CV for the Financial Controller position via the advert for immediate consideration.

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