Financial Controller

Circa £53,000 per annum
16 Oct 2019
25 Oct 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Financial Controller to join our client in a newly established finance team.

Position: Financial Controller

Location: Northampton

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: Circa £53,000 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (this will increase with service up to 30 days, full time equivalent) cashback and discount scheme, employee assistance programme, learning and development, pension scheme, Life Assurance, season ticket loan, Eye Care vouchers, Long Service Award, Cycle2Work scheme, Tax-free childcare, Health Cash Plan, Working Pattern Agreement, flexible working opportunities available.

Closing Date: 25 October 2019

Interview Date: 5 November 2019

The Role

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Financial Controller will


  • Be responsible for the Association’s financial processes.
  • Provide leadership of the central finance team at the Northampton Resource Centre.
  • Will ensure that financial systems, processes and controls deliver a robust financial control environment in a changing organisation.


Managing a team of 6 staff the Financial Controller will also be responsible for the following:


  • Monthly management reporting
  • External audit
  • Statutory accounts
  • Management of the working capital
  • Budgeting and forecasting process


About You

As Financial Controller you’ll be a qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CPFA) with experience of staff management, production of monthly management accounts and annual Statutory accounts.

Strong system and communication skills are key, with an enquiring mind and ability to bridge the gap between finance and non-finance departments.

Experience of working in a health based Charity is desirable, but not required.

In return…

This is an exciting opportunity to work with stroke survivors and their families to support them following stroke and to raise stroke awareness in the local population. Our client offers a host of amazing benefits and flexible working options, with opportunities to progress your career.

About the Organisation

Rebuilding lives after stroke.

Our client believes everyone deserves to live the best life they can after stroke. And it’s a team effort to get there. They provide specialist support, fund critical research and campaign to make sure people affected by stroke get the very best care and support to rebuild their lives. Every five minutes, stroke destroys lives. Help us rebuild them and join the team.

You may also have experience in areas such as Accountant, Business Accountant, Finance Manager, Accounts.