Recruiting this role:
We’re currently working in partnership with a word class educational facility to appoint a Financial Controller on a permanent basis.
In your role as Financial Controller, you’ll take charge of all financial operations, overseeing key areas such as Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Treasury Services, and financial accounting functions. Collaborating closely with the Finance Director, you’ll play a pivotal role in the organisation’s success, demonstrating leadership skills and fostering team motivation and development across all levels.
Your responsibilities will extend to ensuring compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, and guidance, including accounting standards and governance requirements. As a leader in financial management, you’ll be responsible for maintaining the integrity, timeliness, and relevance of financial information for statistical, regulatory, and management purposes.
To excel in this position, you should be a professionally qualified accountant with a proven track record in delivering high-quality financial management, advice, and support. Your expertise in financial compliance and dedication to ensuring the smooth running of financial transactions will set you apart.
Leading a large team, significant experience in leadership and development will be evident during the interview process. This role involves overseeing 3 direct reports responsible for leading wider teams, with a focus on meeting service levels and deadlines, as well as fostering development and motivation within the financial management departments.
In return for your dedication, you’ll receive a competitive salary of up to £86,000 and a plethora of fantastic benefits, including a generous pension, annual leave, flexible working options, free onsite parking, and various flexible schemes.
We encourage interested applicants to apply as soon as possible to be considered for short listing. Alternatively, should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Helen Dodds in our North East office.