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Financial Controller - Glasgow

Up to £80k plus car allowance and excellent benefits - Accountancy
Ref: 5457 Date Posted: Monday 26 Jul 2021
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Financial Controller – Glasgow/Homeworking

Salary up to £80k plus car allowance and excellent benefits  

Lusona is working on an excellent opportunity for a Financial Controller to join our leading client in the service sector. Reporting to the Finance Director, the Financial Controller will oversee the running of a busy finance department, ensuring the team provide accurate financial and management information on a timely basis. 

The main duties will include:

  • Overseeing the running of a busy finance department including line management of two department managers
  • Co-ordinating staff development and deliver staff appraisals, PDP’s and regular 1 to 1’s
  • Leading the implementation of a new finance system
  • Reviewing business processes impacting finance, liaising with other areas of the business to effect change where necessary
  • Developing financial reporting to meet operational and customer requirements
  • Partnering with senior management, providing key financial analysis and advice
  • Day to day control over all aspects of P&L and Balance Sheet, including working capital management
  • Delivering monthly reporting packs and projections for internal and external stakeholders within required deadlines
  • Managing the customer and company budgets and forecasts within required deadlines
  • Supporting the development of business cases for cost-saving and business growth initiatives

It is essential that applicants are fully Qualified, ACCA, CIMA or ICAS with a proven track record in managing large finance teams through a period of change in a fast-paced organisation. Candidates must be able to demonstrate confidence and excellent interpersonal skills to influence internal and external stakeholders.

The client HQ is in Glasgow, and they will offer a flexible working arrangement to split your time between the office and working from home.

If you would like to discuss this role, please contact Jim Rankine on 01698 440335 or email