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Financial Controller (Interim role, 6 months)

Job Purpose

The Financial Controller will be a trusted advisor to the senior members of the group, providing strong financial leadership and proactively contributing to the continued growth of the overall businesses. This should involve driving revenue and profit growth, identifying and implementing cost efficiencies and ultimately providing finance advice and strategy while providing a cohesive commercial overview of the various strands of the business.

The Financial Controller will have full responsibility over all aspects of the finance function and will collaborate closely with other business areas including Operations and Human Resources. This role, being multifaceted and spread across different business sectors, requires comprehensive experience in both accounting and finance – showing an ability to cohesively manage and grow the overall finance function of a modern, progressive group.

Important Information
Date Posted: 4th May 2022
Closing Date: 15th May 2022
Industry: Healthcare
Job Type: Fixed Term
Salary: Based on Experience
Recruitment Document:

About the role

Roles & Responsibilities

Leading the finance function, the primary areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to:

·         Leading on identifying and implementing internal and external commercial opportunities, including business growth, cost saving initiatives, revenue generation, and internal operational efficiencies;

·         Proactively work with operational team to develop, monitor and drive relevant Key Performance Indicators in order to assess group and individual staff performance;

·         Identifying and implementing automated processes, strengthened data and analytic capabilities and improved reporting controls to support the strategic direction of the business;

·         Identifying and implementing all required forward financial planning tools to include, but are not limited to:

-      Cashflow

-      Gearing ratios

-      Covenant Compliance

·         Production and presentation of financial models and / or forecasts which encompass integrated P&L/Balance Sheet and Cash Flow statements;

·         Ensuring that the finance function has robust and compliant processes that are able to scale up as the business grows, producing timely, accurate financial information, ensuring disciplined financial controls and identifying opportunities for improving efficiencies within the function;

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What you will need

Required criteria

  • • A recognised accounting qualification (ACCA/ACA);
  • • Educated to degree level in a relevant business discipline;
  • • At least 5 years post qualification experience;
  • • Must hold a full UK driving licence and be prepared to travel to premises of the group;
  • • Significant experience at senior level within a large customer driven environment;
  • • Strong leadership and management skills with the ability to demonstrate the management of a finance team including redefining roles and responsibilities of the team as required;

Desired criteria

  • • Track record in managing growth and expanding a group, with commercial and accounting experience regarding acquisitions, due diligence and the legal or financial documentation of said deals / transactions

Professional skills you’ll need for this job opportunity

Benefits Analysis

Benefits Analysis

Budget Control

Budget Control

Capital Investment

Capital Investment

Macklin Care Homes

We care with heart because… We are undeniably proud of our history and passionate about our future! From the moment we opened our first Care Home in Northern Ireland 30 years ago, we knew we could make a difference in people’s lives.

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Macklin Care Homes, headed by the Macklin family and part of the Macklin Group, have been caring for people for over 30 years. We’ve taken all our experience over all those years to bring the very best of our knowledge and our expertise to you. We’re experts at what we do. We’re not just another Care Home, we’re a family first and foremost and we treat everyone we come into contact with as one of our very own. From staff to residents to relatives to suppliers to the postman – we’re all one big community! We have Six Locations - Park Manor/Belfast, Arlington/Belfast, Our Lady's/Belfast, Milesian Manor/Magherafelt, Ratheane/Coleraine, and Leabank in Ballycastle.

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Want a job you'll love? Can you make a real difference to the lives of others? We are looking to recruit great people to work in care and in return, we will bring out the best in you. At Macklin Care Homes you will work as part of an award-winning team who are valued for their contribution, with opportunities for career development, as well as a friendly and rewarding working environment. If you are a compassionate person who cares with heart we would like to hear from you. We are proud of our values and unique positive culture that we live each and every day. This is reflective of our relationships with our residents, their relatives, our suppliers and the local community.

Our benefits

As a family-run organisation, we live and breathe our core values of treating people really well, trust, dedication and continuous development. Once you join us, you not only become a member of the team but a member of our family. Caring with heart is at the core of everything we do – with our residents and team members.

Employee development programs

Free parking

Referral bonus

Long service recognition

Financial Controller (Interim role, 6 months)

We care with heart because… We are undeniably proud of our history and passionate about our future! From the moment we opened our first Care Home in Northern Ireland 30 years ago, we knew we could make a difference in people’s lives.