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Financial Controller

Hays Senior Finance
England, Southampton, Hampshire
GBP55000.0 - GBP65000.0 per annum + £55,000 - £65,000 pa
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Manufacturing and engineering
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000, £60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new company
Join a leading technical production and consultancy organisation that thrives on innovation and excellence. As part of a prestigious group, they are dedicated to delivering top-tier services to their clients. We are currently seeking a highly skilled Financial Controller to become an integral part of their small finance team.

Your new role
As Financial Controller, you will report directly to the Group VP of Finance and collaborate within a dynamic team of five. Your role will be pivotal in steering the financial direction of the company, ensuring the integrity of fiscal data, and contributing to our overall success.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the production of accurate financial reports and forecasts.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory law and financial regulations.
  • Work closely with senior stakeholders to provide financial insights and analysis.
  • Drive continuous improvement in financial processes and systems, particularly within SAP.
  • Act as a business partner, supporting departments with financial planning and decision-making
  • Develop and manage financial systems/policies.
  • Manage and monitor all aspects of company accounts and financial transactions.
  • Coordinate with external auditors to ensure proper compliance with all regulations.
  • Develop budgets and financial plans for the company based on research and data reports.
  • Review all financial plans and budgets regularly to look for cost-reduction opportunities.
  • Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies.
  • Create systems to prevent errors in data collection and calculations.
  • Report timely and accurate financial information.
  • Assist in presenting reports to senior executives, stakeholders, and board members.

What you'll need to succeed
Proven experience as a Financial Controller or similar role. Exceptional knowledge and proficiency in SAP. Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
Excellent business partnering and interpersonal abilities. Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent).

What you'll get in return

  • A competitive salary package.
  • Opportunities for professional growth within a supportive team environment.
  • The chance to work with a diverse group of passionate professionals.

If you are a strategic thinker with a passion for finance and technology, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to take the next step in your career with a company that values your expertise and ambition.

What you need to do now

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At Hays we invest in lifelong partnerships that empower people and businesses to succeed. With over 50 years’ success under our belts and a workforce of 10,000+ people across 32 countries, we’ve evolved to put our customers at the heart of everything we do.

From CFO to Newly Qualified, we work with talented finance professionals and match them with organisations where they can achieve a lasting impact.

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  • Corporate Governance
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  • Part-Qualified Accountant
  • Payroll
  • Public Practice Accounting
  • Public Services Accounting
  • Senior Finance – Qualified
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