Financial Controller - Established Bristol Brand - Bristol

£80,000 - £100,000 + 20% Bonus + Excellent benefits - Accountancy (Qualified)
Ref: 3276 Date Posted: Tuesday 09 Aug 2022
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Element are partnering closely alongside a well-established and long-standing client to recruit a Financial Controller. Your role partner closely alongside the CFO in driving the financial performance of the business. This business has built a reputation as a flexible and high-performing finance function, always adapting to changes within the marketplace.

This role will report directly into the CFO and will be responsible for the leadership/mentorship of a growing finance function (14 FTE).

As a Financial Controller your responsibilities will comprise but not be limited to:

The Financial Controller will focus on leading the financial control function, building a high-performing Finance team who are highly engaged with business stakeholders and ensuring that the team effectively support the delivery of the company’s strategy. Overseeing all financial control activities, such as month-end close process, preparation, review of management accounts, and comprehensive balance sheet substantiation. The role will also include:

  • Line management of three direct reports with overseeing a team and working alongside the Financial Planning and Analysis Team
  • Management of the airport’s internal and external financial reporting processes; ensuring that financial reports provide insightful performance information to stakeholders to assist the commercial decision-making process to meet our business strategy
  • Leading the preparation of the statutory accounts and management of the year-end external audit process
  • Managing the company’s tax affairs and use of external tax advisors
  • Treasury – supporting the CFO in managing the company’s lender agreements, ensuring compliance with covenant reporting requirements, and leading operational cash management
  • Other ad-hoc improvement projects alongside the CFO

The Profile

  • A proven finance leader with >5 years operating at the FC/HOF level
  • Strong process improvement background
  • Ideally qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with >5 years PQE
  • Proven business partnering skills (internal/external stakeholder engagement)

What's on offer

£80,000 - £100,000 + 20% bonus + Excellent benefits

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