Financial Controller

£60,000 - £64,000 yearly
  • BAS
  • Manchester, UK
  • Apr 28, 2022
Full time Accounting

Job Description

Head Quartered in Manchester, this growing Social Housing Association is looking for a Qualified Financial Controller. Paying circa £64k for a 35-hour week, hybrid & flexible working, 27 days holiday + bank holidays, and a superb pension.

Working closely with the Director of Finance you will be responsible for all the delivery of a customer-focused, efficient financial service. Leading the Finance team, you will ensure a robust financial control environment by delivering financial reporting and reports to Board, and help budget holders better understand their budgets. You will look at continual improvement and innovation and be a proactive Finance leader, as the organisation redefines how they deliver solutions and services to its customers.

Key aspects 

  • lead on the efficient delivery of:

    • Statutory and management financial reporting 
    • Recording the company’s income and expenditure using robust internal control systems. 
    • The cyclical budget and forecasting processes across the organisation providing a framework for effective financial planning aligned with the corporate business plan
    • Supporting team members to partner operations to enhance financial understanding, reporting and control.
    • Developing and maintaining financial systems and processes to maximise customer service, efficiency and ensure a robust financial control environment


  • You must be a fully Qualified (CCAB) accountant with extensive experience of financial and management accounting, including leading on year-end and group consolidations
  • You will have strong people management skills, be a natural leader to mentor and motivate the finance team, and develop finance as a collaborative function
  • You will have the natural drive to improve systems, processes and procedures and have a good technical understanding of what ‘good’ looks like