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Financial Controller

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + Car allowance, Pension, Health Care,
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 10 days ago

  • Sector: Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Qualified
  • Contact Email: leeds_qualified@sharpconsultancy.com
  • Expiry Date: 08 June 2024
  • Job Ref: JC35687_1715271081
Leading independent group of companies based in Leeds currently has an exceptional opportunity to join one of their emerging divisions as Financial Controller. The company has outperformed the market in every sense of the word achieving exceptional growth each year for the past four years. Due to the entrepreneurial nature of the business they are looking for a commercially focused CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified accountant who can lead, develop and expand the current finance team. Initial responsibilities include:

* Ensure timely and accurate production of the monthly management accounts including income statements, cash flow and balance sheets.
* Preparation of annual budgets monitoring performance by a variety of metrics
* Overseeing and managing cash flow highlighting positive or negative variances
* Reporting directly to the board presenting and discussing opportunities to enhance profitability
* Involvement with the external audit team supporting year end statutory accounts production
* Liaising with external and internal stake holders on a regular basis discussing finance position with none finance areas
* Oversee and advise on potential future acquisitions.

Ideally you will be able to demonstrate the following experience:
* ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified
* Previous experience within a fast paced dynamic business as a senior management accountant, finance manager preferably with management/mentoring experience.
* Previous experience within either subscription based business (gyms, property etc), construction or service sectors would be advantageous although not essential.
* Strong communication skills with a proven track record of achieving to specific deadlines
* Sage systems and advanced excel skills.

Ideal role for any experienced Head of Finance/Financial Controller or experienced management accountant/financial accountant looking to make their first move to a management position in a fast paced entrepreneurial growing local success story.


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 www.sharpconsultancy.com 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.