Client Financial Controller – Southampton

Vacancies Salary

£60,000 + £5,000 bonus

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Our client has specialized in empowering marketing, PR, and creative agencies with outsourced financial departments, providing critical support for sustainable growth. Offering accounting, bookkeeping and Virtual Finance Director services to agencies and service-based businesses.

Be a part of a team dedicated to enhancing cash flow, profitability, and financial stability for our clients, while enjoying the flexibility and opportunity for professional growth.

As a Client Financial Controller, you will be the number two for the CEO, to grow with the business and help take the reigns.

You will be responsible for:
● Overseeing and managing the entire reporting, forecasting and budgeting process for your client portfolio.
● Optimising cash flow management, profitability, and financial strategies for our clients.
● Collaborating closely with clients to help improve their financial performance and provide insightful financial data, analysis and advice.
● Supervision and accuracy of VAT returns, payroll processes and month end close.
● Taking a proactive approach in consulting, advising our clients, and suggesting improvements to our processes and systems.
● Leading and managing a dedicated financial team.
● Implementation, monitoring of our internal financial procedures, and systems to improve operational efficiency within our business.

• Must be qualified (CIMA/ACCA/ACA).
• Must be experienced with Xero
• Good C suit communicator, must be able to lead conversations with CEO’s, Founders and MD’s
• Proven experience in financial management roles, especially in forecasting, budgeting, and cash flow management.
• Extensive supervisory/management experience.
• Comfortable and experienced in working with outsourced services.
• Good knowledge of accounting principles
• Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
• Working knowledge or 3-way forecasting
• Experience managing a team (will be a team of 3)
• Experience working in an accountancy practice is a plus!

We’re looking for a driven, hardworking candidate and able to take ownership of the assigned client portfolio. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to maintain positive client and team relationships are a must. You should be comfortable working in a small business environment, and willing to contribute actively to our growth and brand enhancement. Our clients are also small businesses (6 & 7 figure turnovers).

We value intrapreneurial mindset — individuals who embody the entrepreneurial spirit and vision to drive innovation from within the organization. You will have the autonomy to implement initiatives, and contribute significantly to client satisfaction and business growth. Your proactive approach in refining processes, introducing fresh ideas, and optimizing financial strategies will be pivotal to not only your success but also the overarching success of our company.

Salary: From £60,000.00 per year with an annual performance bonus of up to £5,000


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