Free cookie consent management tool by TermsFeed Vacancy - Financial Controller | Pro Recruitment

Financial Controller




£59,000 to £63,130



Financial Controller | London | Permanent | C. £63,000 + amazing benefits!

For a leading charity for girls and young women in the UK, we're recruiting a Financial Controller to join their ambitious, busy, and dynamic Finance and Commercial Team in London. Reporting to the Head of Finance, this role will manage all day-to-day financial controls and processing and will lead on the year-end audit and statutory reporting process. Whilst providing expert advice on VAT and other taxes, the Financial Controller will also take a lead on strengthening financial controls and systems and will lead and develop a Finance team of 3 staff.

What you'll be doing:

  • Lead all day-to-day financial controls and processing for HQ and lead the financial support to stakeholders.
  • Lead on annual external Audit across the Group (Charity and Trading Subsidiary) and prepare statutory financial statements - being the main point of contact with the Auditors
  • Lead strategic oversight of the cash flow and investments
  • Provide first-class advice on all tax matters. Prepare VAT and Corporation Tax returns, maximise Gift Aid, and support HR with payroll taxes
  • Manage, motivate, and develop a high-performing team of 3 staff (Financial Operations Lead, Finance Officer and Finance Assistant)
  • Partner with the Systems Accountant in the identification and implementation of systems changes and developments

What you'll offer us:

  • ACA, ACCA, or CIMA qualified with solid experience of managing year-end and annual audit processes
  • Strong people and process management and a track record of developing a multi-skilled finance team
  • Experience leading the annual audit process, liaising with external Audit.
  • Experience of cash-flow forecasting and treasury management
  • Charity accounting, VAT and Tax experience would be beneficial
  • Experience of developing and implementing robust financial processes and systems
  • Attention to detail, a love of people, self-motivation, and a passion to drive change!

What we'll offer you:

  • 25 days' paid Holiday each year, rising to 30 (with tenure), and the ability to buy 5 more
  • 15% Pension (employer contribution is 10%, and employee 5%), plus 4x Salary Life Assurance
  • A truly flexible working environment including Flexitime, TOIL, and Family Friendly policies
  • Healthcare, Eyesight Tests, Gym Discounts, Flu Vaccination, a Career Break, and many more!


As an employer, we are committed to ensuring the representation of people from all backgrounds regardless of their gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply and would encourage you to let us know if there are steps, we can take to ensure that your recruitment process enables you to present yourself in a way that makes you comfortable.