Financial Controller (No. 1 in Finance) - South Leeds

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 pa + Excellent Management Benefits
Reference: RC / 17784
Type: Permanent
Sector: Senior Finance, Accountancy & Finance
Deadline: 22/08/2021

The company

A growing SME with an excellent brand and reputation within their markets are currently recruiting a Financial Controller / Head of Finance to join the business as they look to continue their growth and evolution.

This role will be the No. 1 in finance position and could develop into a Finance Director role in the near future.

The business is based in South Leeds and has excellent connections to the local motorway network.

The job

The main objectives and challenges of the role are outlined below:

  • Work with the owner to maximise business opportunities and provide financial support to overall strategy
  • Ensure the finance department is able to produce timely and accurate information
  • Establish processes and procedures around monthly reporting to ensure integrity of financial reports
  • Manage a number of customer and supplier relationships, many of which span international territories
  • Oversee payroll and associated HMRC matters including pensions, VAT etc.
  • Approval and monitoring of CapEx projects
  • Manage and develop the finance team
  • Oversee the annual audit and preparation of financial statements

The person

This will be both a ‘hands on’ and strategic role so a well-rounded individual will be required.

Suitable candidates should possess the following attributes:

  • Qualified Accountant with significant post-qualified experience
  • Experience within an SME environment in a senior finance capacity
  • Experience dealing with oversees suppliers would be an advantage
  • Experience of process improvement and establishing new processes and controls would be an advantage

The benefits

  • Competitive salary


Richard Chamberlain
Managing Partner – Accountancy & Finance
Brewster Partners Recruitment Group


To apply for this job, please send your CV to the email above or to quoting "Vacancy: Financial Controller (No. 1 in Finance) - South Leeds, Reference: RC / 17784". Thank you for your interest.