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Financial Controller



Ref SR8894

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Financial Controller - Newquay - £50-60,000

If the ethos, values, and positive direction of your employer’s business are as important to you as the job that you perform for them, you’ve just stumbled upon a vocational utopia! 

Trial Balance are delighted to have been assigned to source an experienced Financial Controller to join a prominent engineering services business based close to Newquay. This is a pivotal role within the company and one where the successful candidate will work closely with directors, assuming large scale responsibility for the group accounting function.  

Reporting to the Finance Director and liaising closely with the board of directors and multiple external stakeholders, the successful candidate will also assume frontline support of a medium sized accounting team. Key features of the role to include: 

- Lead responsibility for all accounting protocols and maintaining robust internal controls

- Ensure compliance to all relevant reporting standards

- Identify and implement improvements to the function

- Act as a key point of contact to external stakeholders and major suppliers

- Production and delivery of detailed management accounts

- Ensure efficient supplier payment processes

- Assist with annual audits

- Deputise for FD during periods of absence 

- Lead and develop your own team to ensure CPD goals are achieved

Think you’ve got what it takes? We’re looking for an exceptionally well trained and experienced FC that possesses A1 technical experience as well sound commercial judgement. You’ll be taking a lead role in ensuring the efficient financial controls across multiple entities and with multiple income streams. We’re seeking a candidate who feels as comfortable with management reporting as they do statutory accounting, leading audits, budgeting, forecasting and benchmarking. A professionally qualified individual (ACA/ACCA/CIMA), you’ll need a solid background in the preparation of financial and management reports, up to date knowledge of accounting standards and budgetary controls. You’ll be a natural leader with past experience in managing your own team, developing their skills and mentoring their progress. Your skills in identifying potential improvements and leading finance projects will be demonstrable and your experience of using technology in previous roles will be obvious. Most importantly, you’ll possess the ability to recognise the values and cultures of a growing business and hit the ground running within a friendly and likeminded team environment. 

Interested? Great, I’d love to tell you more. For a confidential, informal chat, or to move straight to application, please contact Steve Roach in confidence, quoting reference SR8894.  

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