Group Financial Controller

Ref: AG/J2349

Salary: £85k - 100k per year + benefits package

Location: Crawley, West Sussex, England

Type: Permanent

Market: Commerce & Industry

Grafton Bans Finance is currently recruiting a Group Financial Controller for a successful, rapidly expanding AIM listed SME in Crawley. You will need to be a technically trained ACA  and experienced FC with confident reporting experience in order to apply. Reporting to the CFO and managing a team of four staff initially you will ensure accurate and timely financial information, complete financial control, compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and help enable the business through decision support and guidance. Key areas of responsibility include:

  • All group statutory financial and management numbers, including:

-          Oversight and preparation of statutory accounts and interim reports

-          Management of monthly board reporting

-          Compliance with AIM rules

-          Ensuring treasury compliance in line with Audit Committee policies

-          Tax planning and compliance

-          Oversight and control of accounting system maintenance

-          Assisting FPA&R Manager with budgeting, forecasting & business planning

-          Preparation of Board and Audit Committee reports  

  • Business finance support:

-          Support business activities (e.g. customer contracts, procurement, capital programmes, import/export strategy)

-          Assist with project reporting and timesheet management

-          Payroll review and approval

-          UK and European grant application support and reporting

  • Group administration and regulatory compliance, including:

-          Share options – administration, valuation, accounting including tax

-          VAT returns

-          All finance-related regulatory compliance, eg AIM and IFRS

  • Other

-          Management and continued improvement of team

-          Accountable for the financial processes and control environment

-          Accountable for R&D tax credit

-          Data Protection Officer

-          Maintenance of external finance relationships (corporate lawyers, bankers, currency brokers, auditors, tax advisers)

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Controller to manage the finances, controls and reporting of the business and progress as they continue to expand. You will be rewarded with various benefits to include a bonus, LTIP and various other benefits.

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For further information please contact Alex Gregory on 01273 229 499, or email

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