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Financial Controller

A fantastic new position offering opportunities for career development
MHFA is an inclusive employer who advocate flexible working

About Our Client

MFHA is a social enterprise which means it is an outlier in the not-for-profit sphere: their social focus distinguishes them from other commercial operations, whilst still having the same drive to create profit. This fantastic hybrid model has created a team of hardworking and dedicated individuals that are thriving in a fast-paced environment.

Our services have been in greater demand since the emergence of Covid 19 and subsequent lockdowns. We play a vital role in educating and training employers in mental health, so they have the right tools to support their employees. We are passionate about mental health and feel confident that our adaptive training can help reduce the stigma that surrounds this topic.

At MHFA we understand the direct correlation between an organisation’s success and having a diverse workforce. We consider ourselves an inclusive employer, which is why we felt it was important to have a diverse range of people sit on our advisory panel. It is important to us that we maintain these standards which is why all new applicants to MHFA are considered without knowledge of any personal information.

Job Description

We are delighted to be introducing this new Financial Controller role into MHFA, which will provide the successful candidate with a fantastic opportunity to define the parameters of the role for themselves. In this senior position, you will be responsible for collating together the monthly management accounts and providing detailed commentary on the pack, to be used in executive meetings. You will have oversight of the financial accounting function as well as leading on MHFA’s year end.

Key responsibilities

  • Understand the long-term external trends and potential risks and future opportunities for the finance department
  • Quarterly VAT reconciliation, return and payment
  • Liaising with budget holders
  • Provide financial information and support for the annual budget and periodic forecasting
  • Manage the transactional and financial accounting areas, ensuring that appropriate controls are in place,
  • Oversee the treasury function, including all banking, investment, and payment systems
  • Manage the month end accounting process
  • Manage the year end accounting and audit processes
  • Line manage 3 members of the finance team

The Successful Applicant


  • Qualified accountant
  • Prior experience in a financial accounting or management accounting role
  • Solutions focused individual that enjoys driving process improvements
  • Diligent and excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Hands on approach
  • Ability to use your own initiative


  • Experience of power BI or Business Central
  • Previously held an accounting role within a not-for-profit organisation

What’s on Offer

  • Salary: £45,000- £57,000
  • Flexible working hours


SALARY: £45,000 – £57,000
: Permanent
POSTED: 8th June 2021


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