Financial Controller/ Finance Manager Job | HT13653 - Howett Thorpe

Financial Controller/ Finance Manager
Crawley, West Sussex

Salary: £45,000 - £53,000 per annum

Benefits: Good benefits package
Reference number HT13653
Added on Apr 26, 2017

About The Role

As the Financial Controller/ Finance Manager you will be critical within this companies efficient and effective control of the finance function, not only involved with the preparation of the company accounts you will be instrumental in the strategy of the business working with the CEO and FD to grow the business.

Within this role your responsibilities will include:

  • Monitor, analyse and forecast financial performance for operational areas of the business
  • Provide detailed reports and present clear strategic financial analysis to the FD and CEO
  • Oversee the production of Management Accounts and Financial statements for the International operations
  • Provide job costing analysis
  • Complete full month end duties including balance sheet reconciliations, accruals and prepayments
  • Manage a small finance team
  • Plus a host of additional ah-hoc duties

About Our Client

This role is working within an SME international services business that has a turnover in the region of £20M, they operate on a global basis and have transactions in a number of different currencies.

About You

We are looking for individuals that have strong commercial acumen along with good experiences across all areas of finance from within an International SME environment.

We are looking for the following skills, experiences and qualifications:

  • Either a full accountancy qualification (CIMA, ACA or ACCA) or Qualified by Experience (QBE) or Part Qualified
  • International  company experience including International payments and company accounts
  • Management Accounts experience including Budgeting and Forecasts
  • SME company experience
  • Good ‘hands-on’ attitude with the ability to provide a business partner service across all areas of the company

Things you should know

This role is within an International growing business, it will present the long term opportunity to step up within the business and be key in growing the company.

Commutable from: Burgess Hill, Croydon, Crawley, Dorking, East Grinstead, Epsom, Gatwick, Guildford, Haywards Heath, Horsham, Leatherhead, Redhill, Reigate


Howett Thorpe recruit for roles within accounts payable, credit control, payroll also covering accounts assistants, audit, management accounts, financial accounts, analysts, financial controllers, financial directors, corporate finance, tax including all part qualified and qualified vacancies.

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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