Financial Controller

13 Mar Financial Controller

Cheshire, Chester, Clwyd, Deeside, Ellesemere Port Permanent ££28,000-£30,000

Responsible for the efforts and results of the financial department. Reporting to the Directors in regards to all financial and accounting activities. Overseeing and Building a financial department of staff for day-to-day operations.

Financial Controller Job Duties:

  • Oversee all company accounts and investments
  • Create monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts
  • Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports
  • Supervise and manage financial department staff, including accountants and financial assistants
  • Motivate and lead finance team members by clarifying roles and providing helpful feedback
  • Suggest updates and improvements for accounting systems, including payroll and invoicing
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported
  • Establish and implement financial reporting systems to comply with government regulations and legislation
  • Collaborate with auditing services to ensure proper compliance with all regulations
  • Develop budgets and financial plans for the company based on research and data reports in Unison with Directors Strategic Planning
  • Review all financial plans and budgets regularly to look for cost reduction opportunities
  • Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies
  • Create systems to prevent errors in data collection and calculations
  • Report to the Directors with timely and accurate financial information
  • Assist the Directors in presenting reports to senior executives, stakeholders, and board members.

Financial Controller Skills and Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in accounting, business, economics, finance, or a related field; several years of experience in a business or finance environment; management experience; leadership skills; interpersonal skills; outstanding mathematical skills; honesty; integrity; reliability; solid written and verbal communication skills; high attention to detail; organisational skills; critical thinking and problem-solving skills; research skills; analytical skills; computer skills; understanding of data privacy standards. Must be conversant in the use of Sage and be familiar with the internal workings of a complex CRM System.


Salary Level/ Benefits:

Salary Bracket:

28k-30k Dependant on Experience. (Promotional Scope to Chief Finance Officer- £35k-£40k)

Usual Hours of Work:

Monday – Friday 8am- 5pm (Additional Hours as and when demand arises)


Standard 4 weeks Holiday period with the addition of Bank Holidays

Place of Work:

Potential to be split between Ellesmere Port Facility and New Wrexham Head Office.