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Financial Controller

About the role

About the Company:

Our client is a leading organisation in their industry, dedicated to guiding businesses of all sizes, from SMEs to global organisations in purchasing their energy contracts. They are currently seeking a talented Financial Controller to join their team.

Location: Gateshead

Salary: £60,000 - £70,000

Job Description:

As a Financial Controller you will be reporting to the Global Finance Director and working in collaboration with our client’s CEO & Directors to formulate and deliver innovative strategies that grow their profitability as a division and create long-term shareholder value.

You will have full accountability to develop and manage all operational elements of financial planning, processes, management, and reporting, ranging from treasury and technical accounting through to budgeting, forecasting and business partnering. You will drive the business strategy whilst maintaining Exec focus on core KPI’s and company performance.

As a Financial Controller you will:

  • Take responsibility for ensuring that the financial processes, systems, and controls are operating effectively.

  • Prepare all Procurement division consolidated Statutory Accounts.

  • Prepare budgets and all related monthly management reporting.

  • Review and report procurement consolidated cash position and forecasts.

  • Provide the GFD with core information relating to the financial performance of products, entities, and regional financials.

  • Review all management accounts packs.

  • Manage the transactional team and oversee/review sales ledger, purchase ledger, payroll, cash posting and all general ledger entries.

  • Handle VAT, PAYE and Tax duties, including corporation tax.

  • Liaise with auditors and preparing audit packs.

  • Perform project management of process changes and implementations

About you:

  • ACA, CIMA or equivalent

  • Must be a strategic thinker.

  • Exceptional staff management background

  • Excellent communicator

  • Project management skills

  • Proven ability of working under pressure

  • Strong IT skills

  • Accounting background in a similar environment

What’s in it for you:

  • 23 Days Holiday (Plus Bank Holidays)

  • Enhanced Annual Leave (18 additional days holiday in December)

  • Work-life balance: No late finishes, keep your plans with friends and family

  • Unrivalled perks (including but not limited to):

    • Wellbeing, gym and spa discounts

    • Company getaways and retreats abroad

    • Festival and Event tickets (such as Silverstone, Wimbledon, Tomorrowland, Lost & Found, Champions League and more!)

For more information or to apply, click “Apply Now” and a member of our team will be in touch.

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