Denholm is excited to be partnering with a Financial services organisation who are based in the North of England and whose values are at the heart of everything they do. They are currently recruiting for a Qualified Accountant to join the team as Financial Controller, where you will have the opportunity to work across multiple projects and support on transformational change as a business partner. You will work within an established team, where you will be able to progress your career internally and take advantage of an attractive benefits package and remote/flexible working.
They are looking for a technically strong individual who is commercially aware and who will make a strong impact across the business. Reporting into the Head of Finance, you will work closely with the IT and Project teams, providing Business Partnering and Financial control. You will be responsible for ensuring accounting records are maintained and all compliance controls and procedures are met in a cost-effective manner. You will hold responsibility for the preparation of management information, developing and implementing financial controls processes and reporting of all project initiatives, looking at process improvement and ensuring project expenditure is controlled appropriately. You will build effective working relationships with key stakeholders, including being a key point of contact for the project managers, ensuring that finance is key part of the decision-making process. You will challenge current business performance and regularly identify improvements where appropriate.
You will be a fully qualified finance professional, bringing a solid background or working knowledge of the financial services industry, where you will be fully experienced in both financial control and business partnering. As a key member of an established team, you will be a self-starter and bring good communication skills as you will need to build strong relationships across the business with Senior Stakeholders and be a support to both IT and Project Managers. You must have good working knowledge and experience of leading and supporting projects.
This is a unique opportunity to work with a forward-thinking business where you will gain exposure to a variety of major tech and change projects that will be central to the strategy of the business.