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Financial Controller

  • Location

    Crewe, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy, Commerce & Industry

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  • Salary:

    £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent company benefits

  • Consultant:

    Jemma Bailey

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Sellick Partnership are currently recruiting for a qualified Financial Controller to join an award-winning organisation in Crewe. This highly reputable business is looking for a skilled Financial Controller, ideally with financial services experience, to lead all operational aspects of the finance function. This is a 'hands on' role that will lead, develop and mentor a small finance team to add value to the business by providing timely, accurate and insightful financial reporting across the organisation.

This is an extremely exciting time to be joining the business as it embarks on its new strategy. This is a critical role that will work closely with the CFO and across the wider business to embed the finance strategy and assist with delivery of the overall business strategy.

Duties of the Financial Controller include:

  • Oversee the day to day operational delivery of the finance team
  • Manage and mentor the finance team to ensure all deadlines are met and the team are encouraged to meet their potential
  • Provide financial analysis, advice and commercial support to the executive and management teams
  • Business partnering support to operational teams to drive commercial performance
  • Lead the annual business planning process (5 year plan)
  • Be a key contact for the organisation's relationship with its external actuaries, investment managers and bankers
  • Produce the year end statutory accounts and lead the external audit process
  • Continually review the adequacy of internal policies and procedures
  • Assist with the preparation of the regulatory returns
  • Ad hoc project work as necessary

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Fully qualified is essential - ACA, ACCA or CIMA
  • Significant experience of working within management or financial accounting
  • Financial Services experience - highly desired
  • Strong team management experience
  • Commercially astute with strong analysis skills
  • Track record of delivering continuous improvements to processes and procedures
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to work accurately and efficiently to meet time critical deadlines

In return, they offer an outstanding benefits package including 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays), flexible working hours, free gym onsite, salary sacrifice schemes, free onsite parking and much more. (The salary is open to negotiation if the successful candidate has all of the above)

If you feel your experience matches this role's requirements please apply for immediate consideration, suitable CVs will be contacted immediately.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultants boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you. Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice https://www.sellickpartnership.co.uk/data-processing-notice