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Job Title: Group Financial Controller

Team: Finance

Responsible to: Managing Director

Why we’re here: At Chill Factorᵉ, our mission is to be the number 1 visitor attraction in the North and we will do this by consistently amazing, educating and inspiring our guests. We continuously invest in both our unique environment and our team; who passionately deliver memorable, fun and safe activities, along with outstanding guest service.

We will only achieve our mission by employing individuals whose personal values are aligned with our team values. We are looking for passionate people, who can live the spirit of challenge, seek to amaze in how and what they deliver, can do the right thing and be professional.

Welcome to Chill Factore!

Why you’re here:

The Group Financial Controller is responsible for running the day-to-day operations of the finance team and providing commercial, financial & strategic support to the Managing Director, management team & wider business.

Looking after several legal entities / operational sites, the key areas of responsibility include strategic planning, budgeting & forecasting, management accounting & reporting, financial processes & controls, Payroll, VAT, Ad-hoc analysis and reporting.

The Group Financial Controller will also ensure that the business complies with all financial statutory and legal requirements for each entity.

As a senior manager in the organisation, the Group Financial Controller will be a key player in analysing business performance, planning and implementing the overall strategic direction and culture of the business.

While the role is based at Chill Factore, Manchester, this is a group role so you will spend time each month at The Snow Centre, Hemel Hempstead.

This is an office based role however we are a 7 day operation and you may be required to work the occasional weekend day and Bank Holiday as part of our Senior team.  

To be successful you will need to have the following skills, knowledge and experience:-

  • To hold a professional accounting qualification (CIMA, ACCA, ACA)
  • Experienced in driving improvements to commercial performance through provision of information, analysis, insight and recommendations.
  • Ability to collate monthly management accounts independently, including P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash flows, quickly identifying and rectifying errors.
  • Ability to produce and analyse a variety of MI reports, working with very large sets of data in Excel.
  • Experience in managing and coaching team members, building high-performing teams.
  • Experience of managing a comparable finance operation or activity in a relevant environment.
  • Experience of working with Sage software essential. Working with Power BI preferred.
  • Ability to quickly learn software packages in use (SAGE accounting, SAGE payroll, Power BI reporting)
  • Ability to manage payroll and pensions and have an understanding of legal and statutory requirements
  • Strong financial management skills, including formulating budgets, budget monitoring, stock control, cost control.
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to understand how to develop internal relationships.
  • Awareness of HMRC regulations, especially regarding PAYE, VAT, Corporation Tax, Minimum wage.
  • Excellent planning, organisational and time-management skills.
  • The ability to understand and analyse figures with a keen eye for detail.
  • Good analytical and problem solving ability.
  • Able to work effectively with minimal management guidance/supervision.
  • Willingness to accept responsibility & work resiliently under pressure to tight deadlines.
  • Able to respond effectively to changing priorities.
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic.

This is a unique opportunity to further your career with a growing business and in addition to this we offer the following benefits:

  • A unique working environment
  • Company recognition and incentive schemes
  • Team Member of the month award
  • Team social events – including Christmas and Summer parties
  • Department and cross department training
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced Company Sick Pay scheme
  • Trafford City ‘Tribe’ Membership – for local discounts
  • In Store Partner Discounts
  • Weekly Staff ‘Shred’ – Employee only slope time
  • Unlimited use of the main slope
  • Unlimited snowsports lessons
  • 30% friends and family discount

Find out more about our job benefits here.

Please note: This is an office based role, however we are a 7 day operation and you may be required to work the occasional weekend day and Bank Holiday as part of our Senior team.

You can find a full job description for this role here: Group Financial Controller Job Description.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to hrcfe@chillfactore.com by Thursday 14th April 2022. Applications submitted after this deadline may not be considered.

Interviews will take place after Easter. 

All job applications will be treated confidentially in line with our privacy policy, a copy of which can be found at https://www.chillfactore.com/media/4009/chill-factore-job-applicant-privacy-notice-v2-may-2018.pdf