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PT - Financial Controller

Hays Senior Finance
England, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Competitive salary
Closing date
27 Mar 2024

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Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000, £60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
From our office

Job Details

Your new company

Hays Senior Finance are currently partnering exclusively with a growing and well establish SME within the service sector who are looking to take on a hands-on and strategic Financial Controller. You will report directly to the Managing Director and partner with all the stakeholders throughout the business.

Your new role

  • to run the finances of the business.
  • to liaise with outsourced bookkeeping and payroll service suppliers, business consultants(s), and external auditors.
  • to review the existing financial reporting system and suggest improvements, enhancements or alternatives.
  • to improve management information on financial matters, such that full accrual basis monthly management accounts are available in a timely fashion, which the business owner can be confident to use as a base for making strategic decisions.
  • to suggest improvements to the financial management of the businesses.
  • to look for and create cost-saving efficiencies across the organisation.

What you'll need to succeed

  • highly numerate,
  • qualified accountant, ACA or CIMA, or QBE to those levels,
  • excellent experience and understanding of the professional services business,
  • to know what good looks like,
  • experience of implementing a new financial accounting system,
  • aspiration to be working on a part time basis initially, possibly as part of a portfolio - 2/3 days per week,
  • ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and third party suppliers,
  • a pleasant and assertive manner in dealing with people, tact, resilience and flexibility,
  • an effective communicator, orally, face to face, by phone and in writing and having a good command of written english,
  • personally efficient, with excellent time management skills and well-organised, with good control of diary systems and key dates policy,
  • excellent IT proficiency.
  • ability to discuss, set, inspire and motivate team members to follow targets.
  • strong commercial acumen with an ambition to be a key influencer within a growing and ambitious business.

What you'll get in return

In return you play a major part in scoping the future of a growing and reputable business in the Cheltenham area. You will be able to put your mark on the role and make it your own whilst having the licence to make change.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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