Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Solihull, West Midlands
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Start Date: 04/08/2020
Reference: 14104133/001_1596559425
Contact Name: Dan Atkins
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 04, 2020 17:44

Job Description

We are working in partnership with a local SME that is run by an entrepreneurial family. With turnover in the region of £25m, they now need a rounded Financial Controller.

Client Details

The business is a small service organisation in Solihull that has a strong mix of clients across the distribution and logistics world. Predominantly focused in the UK market, the business has sights set on growth over the coming years.


As the Financial Controller, you will take sole responsibility for the integrity of the financial data and the delivery of the financial and management information. You will be expected to:

  • Oversee all company accounts and investments
  • Supervise and manage financial department staff, including accountants and financial assistants
  • Create monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts
  • Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports
  • Motivate and lead finance team members by clarifying roles and providing helpful feedback
  • Collaborate with auditing services to ensure proper compliance with all banking 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


The ideal candidate will be a rounded and knowledgeable individual who is professionally qualified with a track-record in a similar environment. Also, to be successful as the Financial Controller, you will:

  • Be professionally qualified (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • Have successfully lead a small team within an SME environment
  • Be able to work at pace and under pressure
  • Be comfortable delivering presentations and data to non finance stakeholders
  • Show excellent technical knowledge

Job Offer

£40,000 - £65,000 + benefits