Financial Controller

West Midlands


Reference No: PXH/13890_1513591538

£50000 - £65000 per annum

A career defining opportunity that offers in a single move, a potential route to Finance Director, entry in to the PE world, a to do list that when accomplished will propel a career and, ultimately, support a sale process.

On an exclusive basis a highly active, and very successful, PE firm has engaged Greenwell Gleeson to attract a highly ambitious, hands-on, intellectually strong qualified accountant to become Financial Controller in a c£17m business with concrete plans to deliver significant sales growth over the next 5 years. The right professional is either an ACA qualified 2nd time mover, or a CIMA/ACCA qualified accountant already demonstrating excellence and progression within industry.

The existing Finance Director, ACA qualified and trained in the Big 4, will ultimately take a broader operational and commercial financial role within the business. The management team, with the full support of the PE firm, seeks another accountancy professional of similar drive and talent.

With the recent PE investment and a renewed focus on products, sales channels and strategy, the business has plans to increase shareholder value through both organic growth and strategic acquisition. This role will give the right candidate exposure to the board of the company who collectively have a wealth of experience in growing businesses and generating shareholder value across many sectors.

Reporting to the Finance Director and senior management team the Financial Controller will be charged with:


Lead and develop a financial function of 6 staff;

Manage the implementation a new ERP system;

Maintain and enhance financial reporting & control excellence;

Developing a suite of MI reports to meet the demands of an evolving business;

Successfully manage senior internal and external stakeholder relationships including critically an ABL funding facility;

From the very start work with all stakeholders to ensure the business will in the medium term complete a successful sale transaction.

We are exceptionally pleased to be able to bring to market an opportunity that will be the gateway to a rewarding career in PE.