Senior Finance Controller

  • Permanent
  • East Anglia, Peterborough
  • £50K to £60K plus Highly Competitive Company Benefits

Summary Information

Job ID: 166

Salary: £50K to £60K plus Highly Competitive Company Benefits 

Contract type: Permanent

Location: East Anglia, Peterborough

Job Description

The Senior Finance Controller is responsible for the production of timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting, management accounts preparation and analysis, budgetary control and management of operating expenditure.  The Senior Finance Controller with be working with key stakeholders across the organisation; the CEO and the Management team, the Board and where necessary external partners; shareholders and or financial institutions, delivering the financial outcomes of the business strategy.  The Senior Finance Controller will be energetic to thrive in a fast pace environment, have exceptional spoken and written English, a lust for learning, more than just a number-cruncher, with an innate ability to analyse financial information and disseminate credibly across all level of the business up to Executive level.

Applications from Ex-Military personnel

(Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, British Army, and Royal Marines) only.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Overall control of the company’s finance function
  • Management of financial contractual arrangements, understanding of the impact to the P/L over the life of the contract
  • Supplier and contract management, providing regular updates to the Management Board
  • Financial planning and related ongoing advice for the CEO and the Management Board
  • Formulating financial targets and budgets following the strategy determined by the Board
  • Overall responsibility for all financial transactions and accountancy matters, including audit, systems, tax, VAT analysis and reporting
  • Prepare and review of monthly management accounts for our client and their clients
  • Work with and assist the management team to grow the businesses formulating strategies and planning
  • Lead and manage the annual budget process and taking initiatives in controlling costs appropriately 
  • Ongoing management of cash flow, invoicing, management fees and associated rebates
  • Preparation and submission of weekly and monthly reports, including regulatory submissions
  • Providing information for and liaising with external auditors
  • Management of sales and purchase ledgers
  • Managing compliance with and payment of all payroll taxes including benefits in kind and PAYE sharing agreement
  • Capital Adequacy calculations, monitoring and regulatory submission
  • Maintaining the company’s fixed asset register
  • Corporate policy oversight, including insurance
  • Production of rate card and pricing structure for business
  • Record retention and archiving
  • Financial analysis and independent valuation of unquoted securities

Technical Skills, Experience and Qualifications Expected

  • Must have financial services experience
  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) or equivalent (min 5 years post qualified)
  • Strong understanding of investments, fund and products within the Financial Service industry
  • Strong PC skills including Excel, Sage, Pegasus or relevant accounting package
  • Reading appropriate material relevant to the financial services industry and maintaining CPD

Competencies Required

  • Enthusiastic, highly motivated and organised
  • Strong numerical, administration and analytical skills
  • Team working
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good at planning and time management
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong customer service ethic, including understanding the principles of Treating Customers Fairly (TCF)
  • Ability to comply with set internal policies and routines
  • Flexible approach and a "can do" attitude
  • Ability to  work under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent decision making skills

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee will perform other related duties as required to meet the on-going needs of the company. All candidates will be subject to a credit check to comply on boarding procedures.

Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted and also to complete an online Video Interview.


  • Finance
  • £50K to £60K plus Highly Competitive Company Benefits
  • East Anglia, Peterborough

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