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Financial Controller

c£45,000 + Benefits

Swindon  CCR 1165

Following promotion and increased business demands, this well established and financially secure SME seeks to strengthen its finance department with the addition of a newly created role of Financial Controller. The business is very successful and provides specialist scientific, engineering and technical services to national and international clients.

Reporting to the Managing Director and supported by a small team, your responsibilities will include all routine financial and management accounting. Working closely with budget holders and managers in the business you will review and advise on projects with regard to budgets, cost drivers and margins, to ensure good margins and healthy cashflow are maintained. Specific duties will encompass budgeting, variance reporting and commentary, cashflow forecasting and analysis. You will also be responsible for annual and quarterly statutory reporting and have significant involvement in implementing system and process improvements.

You should be Qualified accountant, with some experience of supporting commercial activities, who is capable of and has the desire to develop the role toward full commercial responsibilities. Good Excel and Access skills together with ERP systems knowledge are a prerequisite. Strong interpersonal and communication skills at all levels will be needed to lead a small team and dealing with senior managers.

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