Overview

We are working with a growing organisation relocating to the Northamptonshire area.  This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Financial Controller to join an entrepreneurial business which is expanding by acquisition.

The Role

Reporting to the CFO you will be responsible for the recruitment of the team locally, all aspects of the day to day financial activities across all operating entities, including preparation of month end accounts, payroll, debtors, VAT returns, bank and balance sheet reconciliations, accruals and prepayments, audits and year end statutory accounts and tax compliance. You will also work with the CFO on acquisition projects and due diligence.

The role is also responsible for setting and monitoring the performance of each department within the business in line with their set budgets. The role will implement and maintain all financial controls and systems within the business, identifying and recommending potential operational efficiencies and improvements to working practices and procedures.

The Candidate

The role would suit a qualified ACCA, ACA or CIMA accountant with a proven track record of working in a fast paced, expanding and dynamic environment.  Strong IT skills are essential as is the ability to influence and direct a team.