Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Reference: 14008972/001_1558081377
Contact Name: Anna MacDonald
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 17, 2019 09:23

Job Description

The Financial Controller is responsible for managing the day to day operations within the finance team and ensuring that accurate and timely management information is provided to the Leadership team. This is a very hands-on role within a fast-paced commercial environment and would suit someone looking to join a business with a forward-thinking and entrepreneurial mind-set.

Client Details

A PE backed, market leading business, based in Harrogate. Due to significant growth, they are looking for a driven, forward thinking and energetic Financial Controller to fully support the business moving forwards.

The role will require the successful individual to develop a detailed understanding of all areas of the business and presents an ideal opportunity for career progression for the right candidate.


The successful Financial Controller will be responsible for:

- Day to day responsibility for the finance function and management of the team
- Production of monthly Management Accounts and Board reports
- Responsible for accurate reporting of revenue, cost of sales, fixed assets, stock as well as the wider Balance Sheet on a monthly basis
- Consolidation of monthly financial accounts and feed into the Board Reporting pack
- Production of subsidiary Statutory Accounts and Consolidated Group Statutory Accounts
- Annual insurance policy renewals
- Commercial analysis and strategic input into the profitability of projects and contracts
- Product pricing input
- Foreign Exchange optimisation
- Annual Tax filings
- Quarterly Full Financial Forecasting
- Annual Budgeting
- Monthly Rolling 13 weeks Cash Flow Forecasting


The successful candidate should:

  • Be a qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA or ACCA)

  • Have experience of or an interest in working in a fast moving Private Equity backed environment

  • Self-motivated, with a pro-active approach and an ability to deliver to deadlines

  • Confident and reliable - gets the job done with a 'right first time' mentality

  • A keen eye for detail, but with the ability to think big and contribute to strategic plans

  • A great team player, able to work well with people based in different locations, both in the UK and globally

  • Excellent communication skills, able to break down barriers and explain complex financial information in simple terms; confident presenting both face to face and remotely using appropriate technologies

  • Up for a challenge! Willing and open to contributing to the Company ethos and values as the business grows

Job Offer

£45,000 - £50,000 (doe) plus benefits