Financial Controller : Family Business : Rotherham

Location: Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 pa + additional benefits
Reference: CB / BBBH10128
Type: Permanent
Sector: Senior Finance, Accountancy & Finance
Deadline: 20/12/2021

The company

A well-established business trading over 20 years has recently experienced significant growth over the last 18 months due to substantial investment by the owners in terms of the products & services they deliver.  The business, with a sub £15m turnover, is now is a high growth group and they are looking to appoint a Financial Controller to the growing family owned business.  This newly created position will report directly into the owners.

The job

The position isn’t a typical head down focused position but one which blends traditional reporting requirements with the need to constantly add value to the business by focusing on a variety of commercial areas.

The Financial Controller will have ultimate responsibility for producing financial reporting, FP&A, balance sheet reconciliations, driving improvements across controls and processes, operational finance and ad hoc projects when required.

This role will have full responsibility for the following remit:

  • Full responsibility the finance department
  • Ensure timely production of monthly management accounts including investigation of variances and KPI analysis
  • Production of draft year-end financial statements & associated Tax packs
  • Assisting in year-end audit process
  • Responsibility for supervision and completion of balance sheet accounts reconciliation, P&L analysis
  • Design and implement robust and meaningful analysis / commercial commentary of month end reporting
  • Assist with working capital requirements and daily cash flow forecasts
  • Identifying and recommending potential operational efficiencies and improvements to working practices and procedures.
  • Timely & accurate completion/submission of quarterly VAT returns
  • Providing support in both financial & non-financial colleagues with ongoing development of new IT System
  • Oversee the accounts team
  • Other responsibilities regularly assigned to this role will include general and credit insurance, Pension administration and General Company secretarial administration.

The person

  • Fully Qualified ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualified or Qualified by experience
  • Strong technical ability with clear understanding of financial & management reporting
  • Candidates must be able to use Excel to a high standard & have experience of using ERP Systems
  • Any experience using XERO would be advantageous
  • A driven, proactive and reliable accountant who is a team player
  • Self-motivated & driven individual who wants to join an exciting growing SME

The benefits

  • A competitive package will be offer
  • Salary between £40-55k depending on experience
  • Continuous career development plan
  • 25 Days holiday plus statutory entitlement
  • Pension & Private Health
  • Parking


Chris Burns
Client Director
Brewster Partners Recruitment Group


To apply for this job, please send your CV to the email above or to quoting "Vacancy: Financial Controller : Family Business : Rotherham, Reference: CB / BBBH10128". Thank you for your interest.