Financial Controller

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    Accountancy & Finance

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    £45,000 - £50,000 per annum

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    Imogen Brown

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Altum are working with a well-respected homelessness charity to recruit their Financial Controller. Working within a well-established finance team, this role will be responsible for heading up the function and acting as the go-to for the Finance Director.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading a small finance staff and monitoring workload
  • Overseeing the Management Accounting including month end reporting
  • Lead of the budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Work collaboratively with stakeholders of the organisation to help realise the financial strategy
  • Lead on yearend audit and oversee reporting around this
  • Act as deputy to the Finance Director where necessary
  • Lead on the new system implementation project


  • Hybrid working, flexibility around how many days in office
  • Very flexible working hours (opportunity for condensed hours, early start/late finish)
  • Fantastic team culture with experienced and knowledgeable staff
  • 30 days holiday plus bank holiday

Candidate Requirement

  • Ideally a fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CIPFA) but partqualified and finalist will be considered
  • Ideally experience of working within a charity but not essential
  • A strong communicator who uses proactivity to build relationships with stakeholders
  • A technically accurate finance professional

This role could be great for either someone looking to step up into a management position as their next natural step or someone who is experienced and looking for a new challenge. It would be joining a very collaborative team who are proud of their culture and an opportunity to really make an impact on an already successful team.

Please apply now – interviews are happening throughout the recruitment process.