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Financial Controller

Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
Sector: Charity
Date Posted: 24/11/2020
Ref: RB13307
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Specialism: Finance
Expires: 28/01/2021
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Would you like to work for a not for profit organisation with a commercial edge? Do you have ambitions to become a Finance Director in a couple of years? Are you a Head of Finance who has strong staff management experience? If yes, please read on!

This permanent Financial Controller position will be based in Northampton and reports directly into the Finance Director. Looking after a small team, you will lead on all year and month end processes. This organisation has a unique set up with ambitious plans to grow their income by over 50% over the next five years.

Main responsibilities of the permanent Head of Finance will include:

  • Oversee process improvements and ensure correct policies and procedures are followed at all time.
  • Manage a small team, providing support and guidance to enable them to develop and improve.
  • Work closely with key members of staff within the organisation right up to Executive level.
  • Lead on the production of month and year end accounts.
  • Act as the main point of contact for auditors.

This permanent Financial Controller role is a great opportunity for someone from a commercial background now looking to gain experience in a charitable organisation. The Hiring Manager is keen to find an ambitious candidate who could assist with strategic elements of the business and someone who wants to become a Director in the not so distant future.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA, or equivalent).
  • Have previously worked in an SME.
  • Have staff management experience.
  • Be highly competent when reviewing and improving controls and processes.
  • Have experience of commercial contracts.
  • Have excellent communication skills.

If you feel this post could be of interest to you then please do not delay in applying as applications are being reviewed daily.

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