Financial Controller


  • £55000 - £65000 per annum
  • Bournemouth
  • Posted: 25/06/2024
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 387148642

Job Details

Sheridan Maine are working exclusively with a leading client near Bournemouth, to recruit an experienced Financial Controller to join their business and support with their growth plans. 

As the Financial Controller for a diverse group of companies, we are seeking a candidate with experience in the SME engineering or manufacturing sector. You will play a crucial role in managing the financial operations for the group, requiring a strong background in accounting and finance. The ideal candidate will possess excellent analytical skills, ensure compliance, and provide strategic insights to the group leadership team.

Key areas of responsibility for the Financial Controller:

  • Manage a small team and having oversight of all accounting operations, including; Management Accounts, AR/AP, GL, Cost & Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition.
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of Budgets, Financial forecasts, and Variance reports.
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements to the Group Leadership Team.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to strengthen internal controls.
  • Monitor quality control over financial transactions and reporting.
  • Identify and manage financial risks and implement effective risk mitigation strategies.
  • Ensure compliance with legal reporting requirements and tax filings, and research technical accounting issues to maintain compliance.
  • Support with the month-end and year-end close processes.
  • Additional duties as required.

Experience and Skills required in this role:
  • Qualified ACCA/ACA/CIMA Accountant.
  • Proven working experience as a Financial Controller or within a similar role.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures.
  • Excellent communcation skills.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and Advanced Excel.
  • Capable of working as a team leader, able to motivate and support as needed.

What's on Offer:
  • Competitive salary, with hybrid and flexible working, PMI and Pension.
  • Professional and personal development opportunities.
  • Rewarding and motivating environment.
  • Ability to really develop and mould the role.

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.

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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