Financial Controller

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annumLocation: Bristol

Are you a skilled and knowledgeable Finance Controller with a desire to make a big impact?

Working with the Operations and Financial Director, the Finance Controller will oversee the Purchase Ledger Clerk, liaise with staff across Great State and make sure that financial aspects of the business run smoothly.

The controller position is accountable for the accounting operations of Great State, including the production of financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.

The Finance Controller will report into the Finance Director and will manage the Purchase Ledger Clerk. At a high level they must:

  • Work with the Finance Director and bookkeeper to ensure that the financial operations and processes for Great State follow best practice and industry standards.
  • Manage and provide ongoing training to accounting and relevant personnel across the company.
  • Manage and conduct the day-to-day financial functions.
  • Conduct regular financial assessments and generate reports to be submitted to the senior management team.
  • Establish and monitor budgets in accordance with the requirements of company departments.
  • Develop annual financial plans and forecasts for the company and conduct analysis of financial risks and benefits on business initiatives.

The successful candidate will be ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified and ideally have previous experience of working within a creative, technology or consultancy business. Previous supervisory experience is preferred.

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