Group Financial Controller – Heywood

Avonside Group
  • Location: Heywood, Lancashire

  • Type: Admin

  • Hours: Full-time

  • Closing: 26/08/2022

Avonside Group are delighted to be recruiting for a Group Financial Controller to join our Heywood office.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Financial Controller or an experienced Finance Manager looking for the next step in their career.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Change management
  • Process improvement, streamlining and automatic processes where possible
  • Daily management of the group finance team, circa 8 with the ability to grow when needed
  • Strong technical skills, dealing with external auditors, stat reporting, year end reporting
  • Identify areas of risk/improvement
  • External reporting, including drafting of board packs and management of reporting to lenders, investors and other key external stakeholders
  • Day-to-day relationships with lenders and funders, including robust cash forecasting
  • Stakeholder management of internal regional managers/directors with the ability to manage expectation and deal with non-finance personnel
  • Working closely with the Group Finance Director to understand and improve the current reporting process

What You Bring

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
  • Minimum of 5 years post qualification
  • Experience of managing a team and mentoring of junior members
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to respond under pressure
  • Strong stakeholder management skills (construction environment would be advantageous but not essential)

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary/ benefits
  • Great office culture with all modern amenities
  • Great progression opportunities across the group
  • Highly flexible hybrid culture

How to Apply

If this sounds interesting and you’d like to submit your CV, please contact

Please only apply if you have full eligibility to work in the UK.

Avonside Group is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to a fair and non-discriminatory recruitment process. We reserve the right to close the application process early in the event that we find an appropriate candidate before the closing date. All application will be handled in line with our privacy policy.