The HudsonBec Group

Financial Controller

Based: London
Level: Mid-Weight
Salary: £35,000
Contract: Part Time
Applications Close: 15 March 2018
Job Listing Added: 15 February 2018

The HudsonBec Group is looking for it’s dedicated finance role to ensure the accuracy of our reporting, budgeting and forecasting and take finance workload off our current Managing Director.

This is an exciting opportunity to report into the Managing Director, and lead the financial aspects of the group. The role will manage external accounting support the business has had in since inception. The HudsonBec Group is currently 3 businesses, with 30 employees across all 3.

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Xero proficiency is critical
  • Experience as a management accountant/assistant accountant
  • Can work well unaided, with good initiative
  • Experience in managing finances in a group structure
  • Experience in SME accounting
  • Very organised
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good Analysis, and ability to reach conclusions from numerical data
  • Proficient in Excel
  • 3+ years of progressively responsible experience for a company of more than 20 people
  • BA in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience
  • (Preference will be given to candidates with the AAT, Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations.)

Key Tasks

Transactions / Day to day

  • Oversee all company accounts and investments
  • Day to day bank reconciliation on Xero
  • Maintain chart of accounts
  • Maintain orderly accounts filing system
  • Ensuring data entered is correct and up to date
  • Updating payroll to be posted to external accountant
  • Updating cash flow bi-weekly
  • Accounts payable all paid on time and with cash flow in mind
  • Accounts receivable are all received promptly - chasing invoices
  • Manage external accounting support


  • Monthly and 1/4ly financial reporting to directors
  • Manage monthly budget and forecasts
  • Calculate variances from budget and report to directors
  • Quarterly VAT and tax processing ready for external accountant to process
  • Preparing all data for annual accounts to be processed by external support
  • Recommend benchmarks against which to measure company performance / efficiencies
  • Provide financial analyses as needed (for investments, pricing decisions, contract negotiations etc.)

Key Details
Salary: £35,000 pro rata
Hours: Part Time (2.5 days a week)
Location: 21 Downham Road, London N15AA

There are five key values we live by and they define the way we work day in, day out:

– Make it Happen (Be Proactive)
– Embrace the New (Be Brave)
– Find Out More (Be Curious)
– Everybody Matters (Be Human)
– Work with Others (Be Collaborative)

Company Benefits:
– Great company culture and environment
– Company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options, including; child care vouchers, cycle to work scheme, flexitime scheme
– Skills training and development
– Access to company social events
– Other soft benefits including company breakfast every Monday

How to Apply

Please send your CV and cover letter (between 150 and 200 words) to [email protected]