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Commercial Financial Controller / Finance Director

Are you a qualified finance professional with strong business partnering skills?

Do you have what it takes to thrive in a fast-growing SME business?

Chances are that you have an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for business.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!

Your future employer?

A fast-paced, growing, agile business with two clearly defined divisions – the original B2B business delivering an exceptionally reliable service to a loyal customer base and another B2C company established during the Pandemic.

The MD/Owner has built a close-knit team with the same passion and values. This small SME has ambitions to grow and is ready to recruit its first qualified accountant, a Commercial Financial Controller with the desire to become the future Finance Director.

The Challenge

The Commercial FC will manage, develop, and coordinate the day-to-day finance resource and business partner the MD, supporting directionally for long-term strategy and day-to-day decision-making.

The MD is looking for support in navigating some significant milestones. You’ll influence operational performance, ensure opportunities are identified and pursued if appropriate, and risks mitigated.

What are we looking for in you?

  • Professionally qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with demonstrable commercial experience;

  • Knowledge of the Food or Logistics industries is valued and relevant;

  • Experience of day to day management & coordination of a finance function in a fast-paced SME;

  • Strong communication skills at all levels;

  • The commercial experience to assist in driving the business forward, whether it is in the thick of it or as a sounding board and team player.

In return, you can expect;

  • Partner with the business owner, a passionate, hardworking, down-to-earth entrepreneur;

  • Career path to future Finance Director

  • A competitive salary, £65,000 – £75,000, plus potential for future equity;

  • Rural location with parking;

  • Commutable from Chippenham, Cirencester, Malmesbury, Marlborough, Royal Wootton Bassett, Sherston, Swindon.

If you feel you are the right person for this role, we encourage you to find out more …

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