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Financial Controller

  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, pension, healthcare and car scheme
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Finance, Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Qualified Perm
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 23 September 2023
  • Job Ref: AP323223PA_1692865148

Sharp Consultancy are working on an exclusive basis with a high growth, investment backed specialist as they look to appoint a new number one in finance.

Our client has global coverage and is part of a well know group, with a range of products and services, utilised across a growing niche within their sector.

As a result of record growth between 2022 -2023 and in line with the next stage of growth throughout the remainder of 2023 and into 2025 they now need an exceptional future CFO, beginning as Head of Finance to lead across the divisions finance function, reporting directly into the Group CFO

You will work closely with the Divisional MD and senior leadership team including operations, IT, sales, marketing, and be the main lead for day to day finance, with responsibility for a small finance team and key duties will include;

- Commercial analysis and group board level reporting and delivery
- Monthly management accounts
- FP&A, in particular around projects and WIP
- Influence and input across M&A based integrations
- Control of the accounts process
- MI and forecasting, including cashflow
- Strategic guidance and operational direction
- Team management
- Process, developments including improvement and potential systems upgrades
- Strong guidance towards group, including quarterly board meetings
- Greater control around key external relationships including auditors, banks and insurers
- Lead across year end and statutory requirements

The package is very competitive, with an excellent working environment including hybrid and flexible access, the client is Sheffield based, close to the city centre but with easy access from all regions.

The ideal candidate will be a fully qualified accountant, looking to progress quickly from Head of Finance to FD and have the necessary people skills alongside strong technical and commercial ability to blend into a strong leadership style, with the ability to guide and direct others

This is a first class environment, both the setting and culture and you will be working within an incredible leadership team. Any experience in a growth environment would be highly beneficial but not essential.

If you are interested in the above vacancy, or alternatively are only tentatively looking please do not hesitate to contact Sharp Consultancy completely confidentially in the first instance.
Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 30 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the contact stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants, so if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.