Financial Controller

Location: Cambridge
Sector: Finance & Accountancy
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: Monday – Friday 9am – 5:30pm (flexibility to work from home 2 days a week)
Reward: £50,000 - £55,000 + company profit bonus
Start: October 2020
Benefits: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, company laptop and mobile, enhanced pension contribution, discount on company services, social events throughout the year, onsite parking, twice a week fruit drop offs

An excellent opportunity has become available to join an independent and family run business which has continued to grow throughout the many years of business. Our client is looking for a Financial Controller who will be responsible for overseeing the finance team of 8 to ensure everything is running smoothly.  

To be suitable for this role you will hold a CIMA or ACCA qualification and hold experience within a Senior Finance role. You will be proactive in putting ideas and plans together to help make improvements in the finance and accounts department.


  • Managing the daily finance and accounting functions
  • Making sure budgets are prepared and published on a monthly basis
  • Monthly forecasts and report variances
  • Preparing monthly management accounts
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting to ABTA, ATOL and CAA
  • Management of FX heading to ensure the company maximises opportunities
  • Monthly reports on performance of the business
  • Managing the cash investments
  • Carrying out regular profitability analysis
  • Daily contact all banking matters
  • Oversee the payroll
  • Being first point of contact with auditors, ensuring timely production of statutory accounts

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Hold a CIMA or ACCA qualification
  • Ideally 3 or more years of experience within a Senior Finance role
  • Understanding of regulatory bodies
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to manage and coordinate a team
  • Excellent knowledge on Excel and ideally SAGE 200
  • Demonstrate strong commercial awareness
  • Broad understanding of inter-departmental workflows

If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Busy Bee Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency for this Permanent vacancy.

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