Financial Controller


    Jacob Grey

    Jacob Grey have partnered with an established manufacturing business based in Watford to appoint a new Financial Controller.

    Working for a seasoned CFO with a direct reporting line to the Managing Director, your role will contain both a strong commercial element as well as taking full responsibility for managing the finance function and ensuring the timely production of monthly accounts. Specific duties will include:

    – Leading and managing a team of 8-10 staff (including staff appraisals, hiring new staff and conducting interviews).

    – Preparing quarterly and annual budgets and presenting with commentary to the board of Directors

    – Overseeing the preparation of the monthly management accounts (including production of P&L and full balance sheet reconciliations)

    – Production of annual statutory accounts including liaising with the auditors

    – Overseeing cashflow forecasting

    – Liaising with and business partnering with internal stakeholders with regards to setting budgets and agreeing spend

    – Commercial analysis including spend, cost base, and profitability (and making recommedations for change/improvement)

    – Overseeing the purchase ledger, sales ledger and credit control team

    – ensuring VAT is submitted on a timely basis

    The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA), possess a demonstrable track record leading teams of a similar size, and have a strong commercial mindset.

    On offer is a market leading salary, hybrid/flexi working, and an opportunity to work alongside an ambitious, successful and charismatic leadership team. You will also enjoy a host of additional benefits including 30 days holiday, good pension, and a route to Finance Director for the right candidate.

    We look forward to receiving your application!