Financial Controller

Southampton - Permanent

£50,000 to 55,000 Per Year


August Clarke is pleased to be working with a well-established local employer hiring for a Financial Controller to join their team on a permanent basis. Supporting the leadership team, delivering reliable financials and providing valuable insights. 

The Financial Controller will have overall responsibility for the day-to-day management of the finance function, working closely with the senior management team to drive the business forward. Ensuring the smooth running of the small finance department

  • Reporting directly to the Managing Director in a number 1 finance role 
  • Producing all monthly, quarterly and year end management information
  • Financial statutory reporting
  • Responsible for a managing the finance team including staff development and appraisals 
  • Cash flow monitoring 
  • Budgeting and forecasting 
  • Responsible for reporting and budgeting on the projects undertaken
  • Responsible for all HMRC reporting requirements etc. VAT returns, PAYE and CT 
  • Financial planning and analysis
  • System management and upgrades as required 


  • ACA, ACCA, or CIMA Qualified or Finalist. 
  • 5 years+ in finance 
  • Previous experience in a management role
  • Advanced Excel skills 
  • The ability to analyze and act quickly on results is key. 


  • This position will offer enhanced progression/benefits as the business grows further. 
  • Basic salary range of £50,000 – £55,000. 
  • Working hours 37 per week and they operate a flexi time and hybrid working. 
  • Holidays: 25-30 days plus statutory holidays
  • Employer Pension of 7.5% contribution.

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