Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Reference: BBBH313_1534782262
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 20, 2018 17:24

Job Description

My client is one of the leading providers of health & wellness clubs in the UK. Having taken on Private Equity backing recently they are now entering into an exciting growth phase and so need a capable and experienced finance leader to manage the finance function. Reporting into the FD this role will be responsible for the management of a team of 6. Previous experience in a multi site leisure environment is highly advantageous.

The main requirements of the role centre around the following areas:

  • Team Management
    • Management of a team of 6 qualified, and part-qualified, accountants.
  • Year End Statutory Reporting
    • Managing the team to deliver year end stat accounts for all fund entities
  • Management Information
    • Business Partner with Investment Directors to help decision making in the business
    • Work very closely with the Finance Director to deliver relevant management information
  • Financial Reporting
    • Meet all fund financial reporting requirements and day-to-day financial control needs for fund entities.

Who we're looking for:

This is a company where personal fit is crucial, and they are actively looking for the following characteristics and qualifications:

  • A qualified accountant (ACA preferred, but also ACCA and CIMA, or equivalent)
  • 3 years' experience post-qualification min
  • Experience leading and managing a team
  • Organisation skills and the ability to manage a team effectively
  • Strength as a leader and the ability to interact with the most senior of business partners, and leaders within finance.