Our client, a strong leader within their field are looking for a part time Finance Controller to join them on permanent basis. This position is imperative to the business and we are looking for someone who is proactive, confident and a team player. You will work closely with the team and specifically the Managing Director, offering guidance when required. The successful candidate will work well under pressure and have experience in working for a SME with experience in growing with there future plans.

Hours (15-20 hours per week) This role can offer flexibility for the right candidate.


Job role

We are seeking an individual with the ability to adopt a solutions-focused ‘can do’ approach, with high levels of accuracy, strong attention to detail, and good interpersonal skills.

  • Financial Model: Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet, Cashflow management and to manage funding requirements including invoice discounting.
  • Cash flow management: Monitoring and balancing cash flows into and out of a business to meet obligations and optimise investment.
  • Audit liaison: Coordinating with external financial, compliance and tax auditors.
  • Internal controls: Creating and monitoring company policies and internal controls, especially spending controls, to safeguard company assets and reduce fraud.
  • Budget: Assisting or fully creating the budget, including incorporating historical data.
  • Debt management: Administering loan agreements for company borrowings and collecting moneys owed to the company from customers.
  • Financial strategy: Developing financial strategy, including risk minimization plans and opportunity forecasting.
  • Compliance: Ensuring compliance with local law, tax provisions and relevant industry and financial regulations.
  • Reporting and analysis: Providing financial reporting and analysis to guide decision-making.
  • Cost savings: Identifying efficiencies and opportunities for cost reductions across the business.
  • Leadership: Mentoring and managing the accounting and financial staff.
  • Payroll: Handling monthly payroll processing, submission to HMRC and NEST payments.
  • External accountants: Preparing monthly P & L and working with accountants to produce year end.
  • Banking: Setting up bank accounts and managing banking relationships, Annual audit preparations, on site external audit & follow on to final accounts
  • VAT returns – prepare check, verify, submit and remit payment
  • Monthly management accounts preparation & reporting
  • Stakeholder management: Advising company managers on operations activities based on knowledge of the underlying business.
  • Supporting other finance team members with credit control when required.
  • Liaising with potential factoring companies – Advantageous if you have experience with this.


Additional Information 

  • Qualified member of an accounting body (such as  CIMA, ACCA, ACA).
  • Experience of working within the service sector.
  • Experience of budget preparation, setting and monitoring and financial forecasting.
  • Experience of data analysis and the ability to work with complex spreadsheets.
  • Expert level of working with Xero accounts package.  (ESSENTIAL) 
  • Experience checking and submitting VAT returns.
  • Payroll management experience.
  • IT skills required particularly Excel, Microsoft Office, and Xero.






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