Financial Controller - 3 month interim FTC - URGENT

Location: Gloucestershire

Salary: Competitive Day rate

Type: Fixed term contract

Closing Date: 17/02/2022

URGENT – Financial Controller – Gloucestershire – 3-month interim contract – Attractive day rate depending on experience

The Company

Looking to work in a role that offers fulfilment?

Join a company that has a sense of purpose in protecting people and strong values that include expertise, integrity, and trust.

One of the UK’s predominant, national organisations who have an unrivalled reputation for quality and expertise are looking for an immediately available, experienced Financial Controller to support the finance team.  Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful incumbent will need to have had experience working in a £12m – £15m turnover business.

The Role

Hands-on, self – starter who can juggle varied tasks and responsibilities.

Assist the management team with preparing budgets.

The scope of the role will encompass everything from completing monthly management accounts to other weekly/monthly MI reporting. The role requires a high level of accuracy, professionalism, and confidentiality.

Opportunity to work closely with colleagues across the business.

Lead and manage the efficient operation of the company’s Finance Division

To lead and manage the production of monthly management accounts, statutory accounts, and other statutory returns as well as overseeing PAYE, debt management and supplier payments

To develop and implement a robust and streamlined budgeting process.

To act as a mentor to non-financially trained Managers and staff to improve their commercial skills such as advice on the monitoring of operational performance and improvement measures.

To provide an input to the organisations long terms strategic plan including the commercial framework and financial requirements implicit in these plans.

Determine the organisations’ non-financial key performance indicators and monitor

Implement and streamline Financial Controls across the business

Help to grow the business profitably including setting desired minimum margins for each business stream, reviewing new business tenders over £5,000 revenue

Define and agree the FPA’s approach to project costing

· Line Management responsibility for Financial Accountant

What you will need to succeed

Detailed knowledge of commercial contracts & financial, analytical, forecasting, and budgetary skills.

Strong leadership skills with the ability to lead, coach and manage multi-disciplined staff

Highly organised with good time management skills and ability to organise own workload with a can-do attitude

Must have Finance Manager and/or Financial Controller experience – ideally 5 years.

In depth knowledge of banking, petty cash, Sales & Purchase Ledger, and all associated processes, including credit control, reconciliations, including using Bank software for electronic payments

Strong IT skills

Calm and professional disposition and ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines with a flexible approach to changing priorities

High degree of honesty and integrity with a willingness to accept responsibility

Operational and strategic management, including analytical skills, report writing and marketing

Demonstrable experience of introducing improved business models, processes, and best practice

What you will get in return

A fantastic opportunity to gain exposure within a fast-paced, dynamic company that has a purpose. 

As well as working with management and in a role that offers growth potential for an ambitious and inquisitive individual. 

If interested, then please apply, or contact Nicky Harrison for a confidential discussion.

RE acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.

RE Recruitment would like to thank you for applying for the above role. We do try to come back to all applications however if you haven’t heard from a consultant within 5 working days, this unfortunately means that you have been unsuccessful.



SalaryCompetitive Day rate
Job ReferenceNH 36641
Contract TypeFixed term contract
Closing Date17/02/2022
Regional OfficeCheltenham
Date Posted20/01/2022

To discuss this position further please contact:

Nicky Harrison

Principal Consultant


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