Financial Controller

  • Hull City FC
  • Hull, UK
  • 12 Apr, 2024
Full time EFL Finance

Job Description

Hull City are looking to recruit a confident and diligent professional to join our Finance Department in the role of Financial Controller.

The successful candidate will support the Finance Director in a variety of key tasks for both Hull City and SMC, ensuring their duties are completed on time and to the required standard.  This is a permanent, full-time role and candidates should have previous relevant experience of a similar position. There will be opportunities for additional training and further personal development over time.

The role and function of the team requires strong communication and relationship building skills along with the ability to process quickly and accurately.


Position Type: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 per week (full time)

Location: MKM Stadium, Hull HU3 6HU

Salary/Pay: £40-£45k (dependent on experience)

Closing Date: 11am, Friday 19 April 2024


Your key responsibilities

  • Overseeing all finance and accounting operations
  • Supporting the preparation of annual budget, financial forecasts & variance analysis.
  • Supporting the management of cash flow.
  • Ensuring compliance with financial regulations and statutory law & coordinating the preparation of regulatory reports.
  • Act as audit liaison
  • Identification of any cost saving opportunities
  • Supporting month end and year end reports and processing journals (income and expense accruals, prepayment and deferred income)
  • Reconciliation of bank statements within accounting system.
  • UK VAT return and liaison with VAT agents in respect of EU VAT registrations


What are we looking for?

  • Part or fully CIMA/ACCA qualified (essential)
  • 5 to 7 years’ experience of relevant experience (desirable)
  • Competent in finance systems/software and proficient in Excel
  • Experience on Cost & Revenue allocation (essential)
  • Experience on General Ledger journals and Trial Balance reconciliation
  • Excellent IT skills with a strong track record of change management and process improvement
  • Good knowledge of management accounts (accruals, prepayments, etc.) (essential)
  • Proven experience with people management and managing a team. (essential)
  • Previous experience in working with Oracle (desirable)
  • Previous experience in sports industry would be nice to have.


Eligibility for Employment in the UK

In accordance with current legislative requirements the successful applicant must produce documentary verification of their eligibility to work in the UK and will not be allowed to start work until this has been received.


What can we offer you?

  • 20 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays), increasing to 25 days after 1 years’ full service and rising further with length of service up to a maximum of 30 days per year (+ Bank Holidays)
  • 20% off at the Tiger Leisure Store
  • 2 x season cards for you and/or your family to attend Hull City home games (following probation)
  • Free on-site parking
  • Opportunity for career progression and CPD