Financial Controller

  • Job Reference: 11971
  • Date Posted: 4 August 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Hinckley
  • Remote Working: Temporarily remote due to COVID-19
  • Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Accountancy, Executive, Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Mitchell
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

11971 – Financial Controller Job Spec

Location: Hinckley


Our client – an established & highly successful retailer based in Hinckley – is seeking an experienced Financial Controller to support the FD across monthly management accounting and month-end on a full-time permanent basis.


The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Managing financial control, risk & reporting of the state of the groups’ financials,
  • Preparation & presentation of monthly management accounts,
  • Collation of the monthly board pack,
  • Daily cashflow monitoring / management,
  • Preparation & presentation of year-end financial statements & front the audit process,
  • Preparation of VAT, PAYE and proforma year-end tax matters, undertaken accurately & on time,
  • Proactively share ideas & implement approved cost saving / efficiency initiatives across the business,
  • Point of contact for the outsourced payroll bureau & HR function.


The Right Person

  • Candidates should be immediately available / on short notice,
  • Part OR Fully Qualified ACCA, CIMA preferred, or qualified by experience,
  • Experience across Financial / Management Accounting, ideally gained within a SME company,
  • Effective verbal & written communication skills, confident in presenting financial information to senior management,
  • Practical, hands-on & analytical with a keen eye for detail,
  • Highly capable data manipulation / spreadsheet skills.
  • Proactive, flexible and able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision, able to fit into a dynamic and fast-moving accounting team within a large organisation,
  • Excellent planning, organisation and deadline time keeping skills,
  • Strong systems / IT skills. Experience with Netsuite would be advantageous.


  • Package
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 (subject to experience)
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Part remote working (phased return to the office full-time).

If you – or someone you might know – are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11971) on 0116 254 9404.