Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: 31/12/2019
Reference: 14046189/001_1570123950
Contact Name: Jordan Davenport-Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 03, 2019 18:32

Job Description

Financial Controller position with a fast-growing travel/leisure firm based in City of London. This will be a really broad SME role paying £60K + Package.

Client Details

The Client

I am partnering with a business that has quickly grown into one of the leading operators in the travel/leisure space. They have a number of business units within the group, most of which are No.1 within their specific markets, and continue to post growth and expand, despite the current conditions.

Having gone through a high growth period they are looking to invest in their finance team by bringing in a Financial Controller into a newly created role in order to support this continued expansion. They have also just moved into a brand new office space in City of London.


The Role

This will be a really broad SME Financial Controller role that with have full ownership of end to end finance for one of the business units within the group and will have the following key responsibilities:

  • Day to day ownership of the finance function: overseeing the production of the monthly and annual reporting for the group. Including oversight of VAT and tax requirements.
  • Commercial/Strategy: budgeting, forecasting, analysis and commentary from monthly reporting. Management of KPI dashboard.
  • Business Partnering: Manage the preparation of Board presentations. Ensure that the strategy is properly articulated in conjunction with the MDs and CFO. Provide finance business partnership support in conjunction with the Head of Finance and CFO, on the overall growth strategy and individual projects/initiatives.
  • Process/Systems Improvements: ongoing proactive analysis of current systems and processes


What's Needed

  • Qualified Accountant (Top Tier Practice)
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills - in support of business partnering responsibilities
  • Proven ability to perform under pressure and work to tight deadlines.
  • Proactive & self-driven - ability to operate in a fast paced environment
  • Able to commute to City of London

Job Offer

What's On Offer

  • Up to £60,000 experience dependant
  • Pension
  • Travel Discounts