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Financial Controller

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000/annum
Title: Financial Controller

Must have experience within the construction industry!


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Management of two staff.
    •  Ensure ledgers are reconciled and maintained to the highest standards.
    •  Liaison with other departments, most notably commercial, to ensure that the monthly cycle of reporting runs smoothly and accurately. Challenge where necessary.
    • Attend Board meeting, present Finance papers, and actively contribute to non-Finance matters.
    • Preparation of month end management accounts with meaningful and insightful narrative.
    • Ownership of Profit & Loss, Cash Flow and Balance Sheet reporting.
    •  Contribution to project pipeline and driving accuracy of forward looking reporting.
    • Drive the whole team to work to a reliably monthly reporting cycle.
    •  Streamline and improve accounting systems and processes, and interfaces with other systems.
    • Improve cost allocation accuracy and embed systems.
    •  Oversee subcontractor CIS payments and payroll.
    •  Tax compliance (VAT, PAYE, P11D, and Construction Industry Scheme).
    •  Develop and document first class processes required to lay foundations for growth and general support of the business.

    Candidate requirements
    • (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with minimum 2-3 years post qualification experience.
    •  A self-starter, with energy and drive.
    •  High standards of workmanship a given.
    •  An eye to evaluate current working practices, spot potential improvements, and see through.
    •  An ability to identify problems and issues from day-to-day operations by analysing revenues, costs and trends.
    •  Will not accept poor and weak processes. Attention to detail, and systems of working that ensure that the standards of the Finance department is high.
    • See support and development of the team as core to management style.
    •  Great communications skills at all levels.
    • Ability to challenge senior management when necessary.
    • Ability to visualise and deliver a fundamental “raising of the bar” on how Finance supports the business.
    • Ability to identify commercial opportunities and work independently, or with the team, to deliver improvements to the bottom line. 
    •  Construction industry experience.
    •  SME experience.
    • Working knowledge of Sage and Procore and the efficient use thereof.
    •  Knowledge of “lean processes” or process improvement, and experience in delivering change.

    Give us a call on 02070027878 or drop an email to and we can arrange a time that is good for you. If you decide after our conversation that you are happy where you are, then we absolutely understand.

    Apply now


    Consultant: Reegan Rolfe
    Telephone number: 02070027878

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