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Financial Controller

£50k – £60k per annum
10% Bonus per annum
Town Quay, Southampton, Hampshire


Due to significant growth and investment in talent, this exciting Telecommunications business has a fantastic opportunity for a Financial Controller.


The role will report to the Consultant Finance Director and will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the finance function, which will include the financial operations of three corporate entities.

Apart from the inherent financial aspects, it is clearly expected that this role has a high element of involvement in the operation of the business. Responsiveness to all stakeholders, clarity in communication and adherence to deadlines are of key importance.

This is a high profile role and the right candidate will progress to a Finance Director role in the next 1-2 years.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Provide the Board with accurate and comprehensive financial information to guide policy making and financial strategizing.
  • Oversee all financial control activities, including the review and analysis of monthly and quarterly financials
  • Collaborate with the executive team in establishing more effective processes and controls to ensure the integrity of a company’s ledger
  • Financial Accounting (P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash flow)
  • Payroll and VAT
  • FSCP (Financial Statement Closing Process)
  • Performance Analysis, KPI measurement
  • Banking and creditor payments

Specific Duties

  • Ensure a high level of involvement and communication with all departments
  • On time reporting and a high level of accuracy in all aspects of financial accounting and reporting.
  • Daily oversight of transactions through the Company’s financial system, Xero.
  • Responsible for purchase ledger control including purchase orders, supplier payments, and transaction reconciliation.
  • Treasury Management, supplier payments and cash flow forecasting
  • Management accounting process including accruals, prepayments, analytical review, and preparation for monthly FSCP.
  • Monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.
  • Oversight of monthly payroll.
  • Deliver on all HMRC reporting including VAT, PAYE and Corporation Tax
  • Upkeep and maintenance of the integrity of all the financial systems.
  • Management of Company expense system
  • Assist with preparation of statutory accounts
  • Prepare detailed margin analysis and support terminations process
  • Management of introductory and contractual credit process
  • Understand regulation, legislation and industry developments and how they will impact the business

Ideal Candidate

  • Qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) or QBE with some post qualification experience
  • Extensive systems skills and experience, specifically with Xero
  • Telecommunications industry experience
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to manage a diverse list of tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to persuade and influence
  • Committed, enthusiastic and able to use initiative to drive the business forward

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £50,000.00-£60,000.00 per year

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