Financial Controller

Salary/Rate:£60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Job type:Perm

About the Role

Sewell Wallis are working with a highly successful subcontracting company looking to recruit a Financial Controller. The business support the delivery of outstanding construction projects across the UK and as they continue to expand, they seek a qualified Financial Controller with expertise in subcontracting or construction to join the dynamic team.

Reporting into to the Director, you will play a pivotal role in decision making and ensuring the financial stability and growth of the organisation. This is a rare opportunity to join a profitable company that offers exceptional benefits, including an 8% pension, life insurance, and private medical. The company has been through periods of change and now having a strong board consisting of leaders that have been with the business over the last 10 years.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the financial function of the company, including budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting.
  • Utilise your expertise in subcontracting or construction to analyse sales, revenue streams, and profit schemes to drive business growth.
  • Manage a team of one finance professional, providing guidance and mentorship to achieve departmental objectives.
  • Prepare and present KPI reports to senior management, offering valuable insights and recommendations for strategic decision-making.
  • Implement robust financial controls and procedures to safeguard company assets and ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Collaborate closely with project managers to report on project performance, analyse variances and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Preparation of management accounts, ensuring accuracy and timeliness to support informed decision-making.
  • Year-end statutory reporting.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualification.
  • Experience within the construction industry or subcontracting.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret financial data and provide strategic insights.


  • £65,000 salary
  • Bonus
  • 25 days holiday
  • 8% pension
  • Private medical
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking

For more information contact Faith Collins.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful. Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.

Job ref: FC/4735_1715184126Post Date: 08.05.24

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