5 reviews
16:04 13 Mar 23
Highly recommended! Josh and Sarah have been fantastic at Astute. They've found and placed me in 2 jobs now between them, both really responsive and excellent at keeping you up to speed with things. Very knowledgable about the roles and happy to talk to companies with any queries you have.
C R.C R.
10:45 27 Jan 23
Great agency one of the best ones I've worked with! Liz has been a great help and support in helping me towards a new direction in my career life. She is very attentive and keeps me in the loop at all times! She makes the extra effort to work with my preferred requirements for work and even if it isn't completely attainable she meets me in the middle and does as much as she can to help! Also Liz is very funny might I add 😂 and I'm happy that I can now put a face to the name after all these years! Thank you again Liz for all your help and support! 😊
10:32 20 Dec 22
Josh and the Astute team was very swift to help me to find roles that matched my profile. They are really reliable and will help through every step of the recruitment process going out of their way to assist and follow up when needed. Could not find a better recruitment agency!
Helen PinegarHelen Pinegar
16:19 18 Dec 22
Fantastic recruitment agency.. Josh was extremely enthusiastic, encouraging and clearly knowledgeable about what was needed from both the employee and the employers point of view. Extremely supportive especially in regards to interview preparation and endeavoured to procure feedback promptly. Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Astute in the future to both candidates and recruiting businesses particularly for the right fit for the role!!!
Lisa LeighLisa Leigh
11:56 30 Nov 22
I have worked as a candidate for Astute and they have been excellent. Super friendly service and professional agents keen to fit the right person to the right job. It has been a pleasure dealing with them and I would happily work for them again in the future. Highly recommend this agency.
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An opportunity has arisen to join their company as Senior Financial Controller. The Company currently has approx. £20M turnover through its manufacturing, Servicing and Spare Parts. The Company is looking to grow its dealer network in the UK through acquisition or internal growth and devising successful implementation strategies will be key to profitable future results.

Roles And Responsibilities

Reporting to Country CFO
Execute and analyse timely monthly reporting for the Business Stakeholders and Country MGT
Ensure timely completion of required reporting
Responsible for budget and forecast requirements of legal entity
Provide support to Country CFO in respect of Country reporting requirements
Together with the Legal Entity MD responsible for steering strategy and improving Product Margins, general cost control
Responsible for Financial Statement Preparation and management of audit
Responsible for applying accounting principals & internal controls, maintaining complete and accurate accounting records
Working with Divisional colleagues in a matrix environment
Managing FX Exposure
Ensure compliance with all Statutory tax matters and liaising with external tax advisors
Manage and steer Finance team of 3 persons
Legal Entity Compliance Manager
Legal Entity Risk Manager
Participation in Legal Entity Management Team
WFH Flexible
Room for Progression: My client has two other Equipment entities (£25m turnover each) where we would look for the right person to Head the Finance function.

Profile And Qualifications

Qualified Finance Professional (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
Team Player / Collaborator
Min 5 years of experience
Excellent business / analytical skills
Strategic thinker
is a great communicator and networker with its stakeholders
Knowledge and Experience of working in a large Corporate Organisation preferable
Ability to multitask efficiently essential
Task / Deadline orientated
SAP / IMAX experience preferable, IT enthusiasm preferable
Advanced EXCEL skills essential