Financial Controller


  • Salary From £45,000 Per Year
  • Salary To £55,000 Per Year
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Financial Controller

Location: Bolton, BL6 5BN
Salary: From £50k per annum, DOE + Benefits
Contract: Full time, Permanent

Financial Controller – Benefits:

• 28 days annual leave, inc. bank holidays (rising with service)
• Fully comprehensive medical cover, including dental and optical
• Life Insurance
• Contributory pension scheme
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Employee Referral Programme
• Free skips for employees
• Training opportunities
• Full PPE and uniform supplied
• Fantastic company events

J Dickinson & Sons are proud to be a family-owned and run company celebrating 85 years in the recycling and skip hire industry.

At the heart of our business is the desire to provide a professional and accessible service whilst serving to dispose of waste in an efficient and environmentally friendly manner.  We are a fast-paced and entrepreneurial organisation, not afraid to try new things and do things differently, and as such we are growing fast and performing well in the industry.  

We are continuously developing our state-of-the-art facilities in Horwich, which includes our £4.5 million waste processing plant, as a result, we are always looking to expand our team of dedicated staff.

Financial Controller – The Role:

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and ambitious financial controller to grow with our expanding company. There is potential in this role for the right candidate to step up to finance director in the next couple of years.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Work with senior managers to optimise our financial performance and strategic position
• Ensure the Company’s financial systems are robust, compliant and support current activities, as well as future growth
• Formulate long-term strategic plans for the Company and review progress against strategic objectives
• Monitor and interpret cash flows and use analytical accounting to predict future trends
• Develop financial management mechanisms that minimise financial risk
• Produce timely and accurate financial and management accounts, ensuring compliance with statutory authority and audit requirements

Financial Controller – Candidate specification:

We are looking for that blend of practical working knowledge and academic aptitude, with the passion to get it right first time. You should have experience of working with accuracy to deadlines.

• Fully qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA, or equivalent
• Significant experience in financial management roles, with a thorough knowledge of VAT procedures
• Experience preparing Management and Statutory Accounts and Cash Flow Forecasting
• Previous experience working in the waste industry would be highly advantageous; however, full training will be provided
• Previous line management experience, inc. performance management and development
• Expert knowledge of financial and accounting procedures and legislation
• Advanced knowledge and experience of Sage Line 50
• Ability to interpret and communicate complex information at a senior level
• Ability to influence key business decision making through persuasive skills
• Ability to work well under pressure, working accurately with attention to detail and meeting deadlines.
• Excellent analytical & communication skills and highly numeric

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience to be successful within this role, click ‘APPLY’ today and forward a recent copy of your CV and Cover letter for consideration in the first instance.

No agencies please.

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