Financial Controller

Northampton, England
24 Jan 2019
24 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Level of qualification

Are you passionate about running an effective and efficient finance function? Do you get a buzz out of making a positive impact on a business’ results and its people? Then join us at Solutions Group.  In this role you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the team, improving processes, ensuring compliance, and providing relevant timely reporting, analysis and insight to management.

The Company:

Solutions Group (UK) Plc, established since 1991, is has group of associated companies with headquarters in Northampton. The group serves a diverse range of technologies in B2B markets, including satellite and television signal reception equipment and delivering high speed internet solutions.

You will be responsible for:

  • Leading and developing a team of 5 direct reports
  • Day-to-day operations of the Finance Department
  • Managing cash flow / funding requirements
  • Leading the monthly management reporting process, including financials, KPIs, analysis and commentary
  • Developing and improving financial controls and processes
  • Preparation of annual budgets, regular forecasts and input into longer term business plans
  • Flash P&L and cash-flow reporting as required
  • Providing insightful financial analysis to inform decision-making
  • Preparation of draft full year financial accounts and be the key contact with the auditors
  • Promoting a culture of strong controls, customer service and continuous improvement


This role will suit someone looking to take the next step in their career, or someone already in a Financial Controller position, particularly someone who is keen to have a real impact on the future of a business.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 5+ years’ post qualified experience (ACA/ ACMA / ACCA)
  • Strong technical accounting and analytical skills
  • Experience of financial reporting, planning and analysis; working capital management
  • Proven experience in leading, motivating and developing a team
  • Strong communication skills and ability to build relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Excellent IT skills, including a sound knowledge of all MS-Office Applications
  • Experience with ERP systems, Navision and Sage 1000 experience desirable
  • Previous SME experience an advantage

What you'll get in return:

This is a permanent and full-time opportunity based in Northampton, offering £45,000-£55,000 per annum + benefits. This is a great opportunity to make a real impact on the future of the business.

What you need to do now:

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