Financial Controller


  • £65000 - £80000 per annum
  • Bridport
  • Posted: 04/06/2024
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 387148591

Job Details

Sheridan Maine are working exclusively with a unique and growing business based near Bridport in South West Dorset, to secure an experienced Financial Controller to join their business and be a part of the Senior Leadership Team.
 
As Financial Controller, you will report directly to the Chief Executive and will be involved in the daily running of the finance team, offering support and guidance to the team while driving positive change. The role requires a high level of attention to detail and needs someone who thrives in a hands-on and diverse environment.  As a senior member of the management team, you will have the opportunity to sit on the Board and develop into the role of Finance Director.

Key areas of responsibility for the Financial Controller include:

  • Management of the Company Finances and day-to-day operations of the Head Office and Finance team.
  • Supporting the Board of Directors whilst overseeing financial budgets, forecasts and cash flow.
  • Management of Statutory statements and Audit preparation.
  • Production of monthly finance statements, VAT returns and Payroll.
  • Managing the bank relationship and reporting.
  • Management and support to the IT, HR Function, administration (with support from the external Consultants, Admin and IT Team) and company insurances, as well as supporting the company with their portfolio of properties, leases and some legal elements.
Qualifications and Experience required in this role:
  • Professional (ACCA/ACA/CIMA) Qualified Accountant.
  • Broad financial controls and team management experience.
  • Independent, pragmatic character who is willing to provide support and challenge the Board constructively when required.
  • Analytical and critical thinker, high attention to detail and ability to prioritise effectively.
  • Legal and commercial knowledge would be highly valuable.
  • Dependable team player with excellent communication skills.
 
This fantastic on-site role would be a good fit for a candidate based in South West Dorset, who is seeking a broad Financial Controller role in the local area. With proven experience of running a successful finance function, leading a team, and working with multiple functions across a business.
 
On offer is an excellent salary and competitive benefits package, with the chance to work in a positive and engaging environment, in an evolving family business.
 
You are required to be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.
 
Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore, if we have not responded to your application within five days please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.


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