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Financial Controller (JO1014a)

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Financial Controller


£70,000 (13 month fixed term contract)


Our esteemed client, a standout player in the Retail industry, is recognised for its innovative and dynamic approach to fostering creativity and stands out as a prominent player in the industry. With a commitment to a positive and collaborative work culture, our client is dedicated to recognising and celebrating the contributions of each team member. As a leading name in the industry, our client is currently in search of a talented and dedicated Financial Controller to join its Finance team on a 13-month contract.

Play a key role in financial excellence, delivering monthly accounts, supporting processing, and actively participating in audits. Beyond technical skills, align with a commitment to ethical business, sustainability, and fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment.



  • Monthly delivery of crucial financial summaries and management reports
  • Expertise in monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Proactive investigation and clarification of budget variance discrepancies
  • Leadership in year-end accounting processes for statutory audit readiness
  • Strategic collaboration with departments and the management team for financial decision-making
  • Effective oversight of cash management, treasury operations, and monthly payroll processes, including supervision of an Accounts Assistant



  • Efficiently work to deadlines and effectively prioritise workloads, showcasing deadline management skills
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and relationship-building skills
  • Utilise strong IT skills, numerical problem-solving abilities, and proficiency with Excel
  • Leverage highly organised nature with a keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Possess a CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualification
  • Bring valuable experience using an ERP system or financial system with EMS and eCommerce integration
  • Demonstrate previous experience in a retail or similar environment, highlighting industry-specific expertise

GB Finance are your specialists in Finance recruitment.

We hire across a vast range of roles including Banking, Insurance, Accounting and Investment and Wealth.

We manage Finance jobs in Gloucestershire and the Southwest including Cheltenham, Gloucester, Worcester, Tewkesbury, Cirencester, and Bristol.

Specialists in permanent recruitment, we also provide temporary, interim and fixed term solutions. We are committed to working to the highest possible standards for our candidates and clients.