Financial Controller - Successful Digital Marketing Agency

Webrecruit Ltd
£30,000 - £40,000 DOE and ability
10 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Controller - Successful Digital Marketing Agency
Lichfield, Staffordshire

Looking to take on a fast-paced and engaging role as a Financial Controller? Want to play an integral part in a thriving digital marketing agency's ongoing success? If so, our client would love to hear from you.

The Company:

Serving a multitude of customers in over 27 countries, our client is one of the nation's fastest growing digital marketing agencies. They offer PPC, SEO, social media, online PR, website conversion enhancement, affiliate marketing and web analytics services.

With a track record of success, our client has big plans for the future and is now looking for a Financial Controller to join their team.

The Benefits:

- Salary of £30,000 - £40,000 DOE and ability
- Interesting and innovative workload
- Flexible working hours (working a minimum of 25 hours per week)
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Complimentary eye tests
- Free fresh fruit and hot and cold drinks
- Free parking permit
- Free tutored yoga every Tuesday
- 23 day's holiday plus bank holidays and the option to buy additional holiday

Based in the beautiful, historic city of Lichfield, our client is an award-winning agency with an enviable customer base, including brands such as Peugeot, Dunelm Mill and Halfords.

Our client offers a great range of benefits and encourages their employees to pursue their passions, increase their abilities and work together to achieve outstanding results.

You'll have the chance to influence the future of the business and weigh in on important decisions regarding financial strategy, investment, growth and optimisation.

The Role:

As the Financial Controller, you'll ensure the financial health and profitability of the business through the proactive management of sales forecasting, budgets and gross profitability.

Specifically, you will:

- Ensure that payroll, billing, ledger and cash management activities are seamlessly managed and run on time
- Work with department owners to increase their understanding and management of gross profitability, budgeting and staff time utilisation productivity
- Develop budgets and financial plans for the company
- Create reports to identify results, trends and financial forecasts and make recommendations
- Oversee tax, regulatory and compliance related issues
- Identify opportunities to reduce cost
- Provide quarterly presentations of department gross profitability, YOY company performance and key trends

About You:

To be considered, you'll need:

- Accounting experience, gained within a time-based service environment, such as a marketing agency, legal firm or accountancy practice
- Previous experience of working with cloud-based IT software that streamlines and helps to automate the accounting and reporting functionality
- Excellent communication and relationship-building skills

Ideally, you'll be ACCA, CIMA or ICAEW qualified. Experience of time tracking systems, such as Synergist, would also be beneficial, as would experience of working in a management team within a fast-paced tech or IT-driven environment.

Other companies may call this role Financial Controller, Finance Manager, Senior Accountant, Accountant, Management Accountant or Finance Accountant.

Webrecruit and our clients are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you are seeking your next challenge as a Financial Controller, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.