Financial Controller – Part Time – Fowlmere


A requirement for an experienced Financial Controller has arisen with our growing client based at their site based in rural Cambridgeshire and close to Royston. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established manufacturing company at a very interesting time. This is a full – time role based on site at the site in Fowlmere and can be offered on either a full or part time basis.

The company

Is a global leader in the development and manufacture of advanced gas detection instrumentation and sensing technologies, for a vast range of industries. With a commitment to innovation, quality and safety, the company empower industries worldwide to enhance workplace environments and safeguard lives.

They have grown steadily and consistently since they started over 30 years ago and offer a superb place to work, thrive and be part of something truly exciting. The company values are at the core of everything they do so with each recruit as they grow, they are seeking like-minded people to help build on the success which they already enjoy.

The role

Working within the Finance Department, and reporting to the Group Finance Director, the Financial Controller will oversee the finance function of the company group and will be responsible for reviewing month end processes and the preparation of month end reporting. This will be looking after the finances for 2 of the companies within the group.

The Finance team are currently a team of 3 and the Financial Controller will assist in the day to day running of the department to ensure all duties are performed and required targets are met.

Duties and Responsibilities will include:

* The preparation of month-end reporting to present to budget holders, the Board of Directors and the Bank. To include analysis on the performance of the business and commentary on key issues and consolidations

* Reviewing of working capital and the monitoring of cash flow for the group

* Preparation of budgets and half year forecasts

* The main contact for the year end audit, including required analysis and deliverable

* Analysis and input for insurance renewals

* Ensure sufficient balance sheet reconciliations and reviews are completed

* Provide cover and support for other team members are required

* Process improvements, such as implementation of a BACs process, automate invoicing and provide assistance with implementing a new ERP system

The Person

For this role we are seeking an experienced Finance Professional who is looking for a busy and diverse role and the following skills and attributes:

* Ideally ACCA/ ACA

* Fully qualified QBE will also be considered

* Experience of preparing consolidated management reports

* Understanding of internal controls

* Experienced in implementing change and coaching/mentoring others

* Outstanding communication skills

* Demonstrable experience in a similar role

* Good knowledge of accounting, including consolidations and currency

* Excellent organisational skill and the ability to work under pressure and to multitask

* Team working skills and experience of training others within the finance team

* Excellent attention to detail

* Commercial awareness

* A good working knowledge of Excel


This role is offered on a Full-time, permanent basis and the Working hours are 37.5 hours a week: Monday – Thursday 08:30 – 17:00 and Friday 08:30 – 15:45 (with 45 min unpaid lunch). However, Part time hours will also be considered

The salary offered is depending on experience and offers some excellent benefits as well as the opportunity to progress and grow within the business. There are includes regular social events and get togethers, as well as some great benefits too.

Please note hybrid or working from home is not available with this role.

How to Apply

We aim to respond with specific feedback to every applicant via email within 14 days. However, as we are a small two-person independent agency, if we are extremely busy this may take longer. If you would like feedback sooner, then feel free to contact us via email and we will come back to you ASAP.

About Horizon

Horizon Search and Selection Ltd is owned and run by Gemma and Kate from our private offices in Bury St Edmunds. We’ve been in business for 12 years but have a combined 30(ish!) years’ recruitment experience between us. We’re friendly recruitment folks and love what we do. Here, we are acting as an employment agency on behalf of our client, the employer. We act as the ‘introducers’, so if you are successful, you will be directly employed by our client. We never share your details with anyone (including our client) without your consent. Any questions? Get in touch!


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Job Type: Permanent, Part Time

Location: Fowlmere, Cambridgeshire

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