Financial Controller (Part-Time)

  • Job Reference: 11904
  • Date Posted: 20 August 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Lincolnshire
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pro-Rata'd 20-25hrs PW
  • Sector: Accountancy, Executive, Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: Paul Mitchell
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

11904 - Financial Controller (Part-Time) Job Spec
Location: Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

Working EXCLUSIVELY with our client - a family-owned B2C e-commerce retailer based in Gainsborough - we are seeking a stand-alone, 'hands-on' financial controller to help develop the finance function on a part-time permanent basis.

The Role
Reporting directly to the Board, the successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the business's financial processes / requirements. You will need to be an 'all-rounder', able & willing to get involved in all financial aspects including:

*Preparation of monthly management accounts,
*Development & production of monthly management reporting packs incl:
oProfit & loss / balance sheet,
oCustomer / product profitability analysis,
oVariance analysis & commentary,
oMonthly debrief to business Owners / Board,
oPreparation of annual budgets / quarterly re-forecasts,
*Regular / ad-hoc management reporting & analysis for decision-making,
*Ongoing review of cashflow / production of forecasts,
*Day-to-day banking,
*Payroll submissions to accountants,
*Assist with the production of annual statutory accounts, VAT & other returns,
*Work with external auditors, where required.

The Right Person
*Part OR fully-qualified CIMA, ACCA or qualified-by-experience,
*Previous senior management accounting / experience of ownership of the finance function within a growing SME / B2C environment is essential,
*An e-commerce / wholesale background would be advantageous,
*This stand-alone role would be perfect for an experienced accountant who is not afraid to be 'hands-on' in the development of the finance function… someone who is looking to make a real, lasting difference to the firm's financial information, overall success & profitability.
*A demonstrable ability to bring immediate clarity & visibility to accounts payable processes / cash forecasting is crucial to success,
*Effective communication skills, confident in presenting financial information to senior management,
*Excellent planning, organisation and deadline time keeping skills,
*Experience using Xero is highly desirable.

*Appointment Type: Permanent
*Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 FTE, pro-rata'd for 20-25hrs per week (subject to experience)
*Hours: Part-Time 3 full days to 4-part-days (normal office hours are 9:00am - 5:00pm)
*Holiday 20 Days + Bank Holidays
*Auto-Enrolment Pension

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