Please Rotate Your Device

Job Description

Financial Controller

Location Peterborough

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £55,000 – £70,000 (depending on experience)

Reports To: Finance Director


Main Purpose of the Job

To oversee all accounting processes, maintaining internal controls over financial reporting and budgets to improve operational efficiency in a growing and rapidly evolving business.


Main Responsibilities

  • To develop finance best practice and document process flows for finance and accounting in a way that supports the needs of a dynamic, fast-growing business
  • To create a detailed monthly timetable to ensure financial information is delivered on a timely basis
  • To prepare and publish timely management accounts with comprehensive commentary, analysis and insights by working day 5
  • Team management, including providing guidance and training to ensure integrity and accuracy of financial results and reporting
  • To encourage and be part of a culture of collaborative working between the finance team and other business functions
  • To be responsible for managing cash flow and treasury forecasting and reporting, highlighting issues and concerns to the Finance Director
  • To Identify and assess potential risks and control weaknesses, and develop recommendations for improvement in a fast moving and evolving environment
  • To co-ordinate and prepare all statutory reporting and liaise with external auditors
  • To ensure compliance with financial and tax regulations and ensure robust governance
  • To co-ordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and forecasting processes


Knowledge, Experience and Competencies

  • Previous experience in a senior finance/accounting role
  • Recognised accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • A minimum of 5 years post-qualified experience
  • Experience of designing robust processes and controls in a dynamic, fast-moving environment
  • Excellent commercial acumen
  • An effective communicator with excellent presentation skills and ability to communicate financial information to a non-Finance audience
  • Strong people management skills, with proven ability to motivate a team, and train finance colleagues in best practice
  • A self- motivated and proactive person who can work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent decision making, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced systems skills, including Excel and Powerpoint. Previous experience of Business Central or Power BI is an advantage.


Benefits & Rewards

People who work with Charis have the opportunity to excel, innovate, learn and grow and we offer an excellent range of benefits that contributes to employee satisfaction and organisational success.

View our Benefits

Apply now

Drop files here or
Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, Max. file size: 10 MB.