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Financial Controller

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Annual Bonus / Pension / Gym Membership
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 6 days ago

  • Sector: Finance, Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Qualified
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 08 August 2024
  • Job Ref: DW40329_1720521844

We are looking to recruit an ACA Qualified 1st or 2nd time mover to a highly reputable specialist manufacturer based out of their state-of-the-art factory in Leeds. The business has a track-record of success and deeply rooted in its field, combining classic British craftsmanship with modern engineering. Reporting to the Financial Controller, this role represents a unique opportunity for a finance professional to play a pivotal role in bringing expertise, insight, and a proactive approach to managing financial operations.

Key Responsibilities:

* Financial Reporting: Oversee the preparation and presentation of accurate financial reports and statements.
* Budgeting & Forecasting: Lead the budgeting process, including variance analysis and financial forecasting.
* Compliance & Risk Management: Ensure compliance with financial regulations and manage internal and external audits.
* Strategic Planning: Provide financial insights and analysis to support strategic decision-making and business planning.
* Team Leadership: Mentor and develop junior members of the finance team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
* Stakeholder Management: Collaborate with senior management and other departments to drive financial performance and operational efficiency.

Ideally will be able to demonstrate the below experience;

* ACA, ACCA, or CIMA qualified.
* Proven experience within a Big Four or Top 10 accountancy firm.
* Strong technical accounting skills and a thorough understanding of financial principles.
* Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to present complex financial information clearly and concisely.
* Proactive and adaptable, with a keen eye for detail and a commitment to excellence.

Package Includes:

* Salary £60k to £65k
* Discretionary Bonus Scheme payable twice annually
* Pension contribution
* Opportunity to purchase additional annual leave
* Free parking at head office
* Free onsite gym
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 e-mail address 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. Therefore, if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.