Financial Controller - Barnstaple

Boden Group provide general facilities maintenance and construction project work to the commercial sector as well as facilities maintenance services for the Ministry of Defence at multiple sites in the South West.

The Financial Controller will take responsibility for the overall coordination, functional management and leadership of all Financial and Fleet activities of the group.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Management of the group’s Finance and Fleet
  • Heading up Financial, Fleet strategy towards the profitable growth and operation of the group
  • Report to the Directors with timely and accurate financial information
  • Establish and implement financial reporting systems to comply with government regulations and legislation
  • Create monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts
  • Develop budgets and financial plans for the company based on research and data reports
  • Review all financial plans and budgets regularly to look for cost reduction opportunities
  • Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies
  • Create systems to prevent errors in data collection and calculations
  • Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports
  • Oversee all company accounts and investments
  • Establishing & managing relationships with Bankers, Auditors, Lawyers & providers of finance, ICT equipment (including software), Suppliers, Pensions & Insurance
  • The timely reporting and/or payment of annual group company returns, Corporation tax, PAYE, NI & VAT etc
  • Collaborate with auditing services to ensure proper compliance with all regulations
  • Update and improve Financial and Fleet activities
  • Building and maintaining an effective team and maintaining effective working relations with all other departments


Technical Experience and Qualifications:


  • Experience within senior financial role
  • Ideally ACA/CIAMA/ACCA accredited


  • Working within a MOD environment or Facilities Management / Construction industry
  • Management of other departmental functions
  • Degree or master's degree in accounting, business, economics, finance, or a related field

Skills Profile:

  • Previous Financial management experience
  • Ability & experience of working; in high volume transactional environment and to tight deadlines, building effective working relationships / influence others, attention to detail
  • Management Accounts experience including cash management, monthly reports, budgets and year end are necessary
  • Conscientious, reliable individual, who can work as part of a team and on their own initiative, with a proven ability to organise / prioritise workload
  • Experience of identifying and delivering business process improvements
  • Strong analytical skills and be comfortable with wide range of analytical techniques for assessing performance
  • Sound and relevant commercial awareness
  • Ability and aptitude to challenge work practices and to seek explanations

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