Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Reference: JN -042021-2568174_1620892008
Contact Name: Jodie Beck
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 13, 2021 08:47

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and commercially minded accountant to join a fast-paced and growing SME, who have seen significant growth over the past 12 months. My client are seeking a Financial Controller to come in and manage a small team and really make their mark in the business, working closely with management to aid strategic business decision making.

Client Details

My client are a successful and fast-growing SME, with a forward-thinking and collaborative culture. They operate in the healthcare sector and have seen incredible growth over the past year, with real ambition to continue to drive this progress.


As Financial Controller, your duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsibility for monthly, quarterly and annual financials
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Management of a small finance team - supporting and developing team members
  • Maintenance of ERP system, identifying continuous improvement opportunities
  • Update and implement financial procedures in line with business needs
  • Delivering insight and presenting financial performance to Directors to assist with strategic business decision making
  • Cash flow forecasting and working capital analysis
  • Overseeing month end - accruals and prepayments, consolidations & other relevant tasks
  • Analysis and commentary - adding value and identifying new opportunities
  • Analysis on product costings and suggestions to improve margins
  • Attending sales and operations meetings and providing insight
  • Business partnering with internal stakeholders to run budgeting process
  • Responsible for the preparation and submission of tax computations
  • Ad hoc project management


  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Experience of financial and management accounts preparation
  • Oracle NetSuite experience (desirable)
  • Prior experience managing a team, or mentoring/supporting junior members
  • Prior experience in an SME stock/product based business (desirable)
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Organised and able to manage own time and work load
  • Ability to take initiative and be proactive
  • Excellent communication skills
  • People manager
  • Team player
  • Confident liaising with key internal & external stakeholders
  • Advanced Excel knowledge

Job Offer

In return, the client is offering a salary c£45-50k, dependent on experience, plus an excellent wider package. This is an opportunity to really make your mark and add value in an ambitious and fast-paced business.