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Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blackpool, Lancashire
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Start Date: 13/08/2020
Reference: 14105452/001_1597326717
Contact Name: Olivia Greer
Contact Email: OliviaGreer@michaelpage.com
Job Published: August 13, 2020 14:52

Job Description

Great role as a number 2 reporting into a fantastic FD.

Looking for a practice trained, technically strong Finance Manager.

Client Details

Our impressive Blackpool based client are a true North West success story.

Having grown consistently, the business is now pat of a larger group with ambitious growth plans. The company is a great example of a vibrant work place that offers the 'family feel' of an SME, with the complexities / security of a global company.

Operating in an industry that is COVID secure and in fact has experienced a surge in demand in their sector, this is a brilliant business with great growth prospects.

The business is part of a group so we are looking for applicants who can work in a matrix environment able to manage different stakeholders well.

Description

The key responsibilities for this Head of Finance role based close to Blackpool are as follows:

- Team management of a team of 4-5 staff

- Day to day management of the finance function

- Over see month end and year end

- Lead on audit / statutory / tax responsibilities

- Group consolidations

- Ensure the numbers are accurate and maintain systems

- Add value and input to improve current systems and processes

- Be a key part of the team as the business continues to thrive excellent in the finance team

Profile

The successful candidate for this Financial Controller role based close to Blackpool will be:

- A fully qualified, practice trained accountant ACA OR ACCA (no QBE or Part Qualified applicants I am afraid)

- Have experience of working in finance manager level roles post leaving practice

- A brilliant communicator

- Able to manage a team of 5

- Have an ability to build rapport with a range of stakeholders

- Be a technically strong accountant able to take a lead on year end requirements and group consolidations

- Have solid statutory reporting and tax knowledge

- Have experience of closing month end accounts in a timely and accurate manner

- Be able to work in a fast paced, growing industry; a smaller part of a larger, global group

Job Offer

This Blackpool based Finance Manager role can offer a salary of £50,000 - £60,000 dependent on experience + a range of brilliant employee benefits.