Current Vacancies

Financial Controller

The company

With global expertise in research, development, manufacture and aftercare support; GV Health is at the forefront of infection prevention. Our solutions are widely deployed in healthcare and public health where infection prevention and environmental health are critical.

Professionals in a wide range of organisations including some of the world’s largest healthcare, primary care, public health and facilities management providers, rely on our solutions every day to create healthier, safer, human environments.

The role

Responsible to the Financial Director for the functioning of the Accounts Department, with day-to -day responsibility for the work of the accounting staff. Prime responsibility for the maintenance of accurate accounting procedures to ensure that the company’s activities are accounted for within Sage and our reporting framework.


Responsibilities include:

1. Management Accounts

Produce monthly Management Accounts, accurately reflecting the trading position, and following checking procedures to ensure the data is reliable and accurate. 

Proactive reporting of implications of figures and anomalies to FD and other managers 

Margin analysis 

Stock analysis 

Production of year-end figures alongside the Financial Director

Management and accountability of Sage and the systems which feed into it.

Management of customer and supplier accounts 

2. Credit Control and Cash management

Responsible for the procedures for transactions so that debtor and creditor ledgers are accurate.

Management, through direct reports, of the creditor and debtor ledgers (UK and overseas) so that agreed payment terms are monitored and adhered to.

Overall management of bank accounts, to include foreign currencies and invoice finance facilities in multiple currencies.

Cash forecast planning and reconciling, with weekly team meetings to ensure accuracy and full vision on upcoming activity and to ensure that the treasury function provides appropriate financial arrangements.

3. Forecasting & Budgeting

Production of the annual budget, connecting with other departments to gather information to compile figures.

Reforecasting budgets intermittently to provide insight into actual activity, and to link to cash planning.

Analysis of actual and forecasted budget trends to advise management on areas that would require attention.

4. Line Management

Line management of an Accounts Assistant and Credit Controller including the appraisal, development and allocation of work on a daily basis.


Skills and Experience required

Good and recent knowledge of Sage 50

Accounting qualification

Must have previous experience in organisations which have traded in products and dealt with stock and assemblies.

Must have some international trading experience so comfortable with dealing with overseas customers and suppliers.

Will have worked in company of comparable size.

Excellent attention to detail, reporting and communication skills.

A passion for getting the numbers right, understanding what they signify and the ability to communicate how they can be improved.

A passion for using what the numbers tell us about the business to bring about improvements.

Ability to train and enthuse the team working with them and set and demand high standards from them

Personal integrity and understanding of the confidential nature of the role

Ambition to see the role and company develop and to grow with it.

Our finance function has a vital role to play and this appointment is specifically designed to provide the resource and skill needed to achieve this. The successful applicant will be open to opportunities for growth within an organisation which is expanding fast and becoming more complex in the process. As head of the department, you will be a member of the Heads of Department Group with a key role in the general management of the operation.

GV Health is an equal opportunities employer, and diversity of applicants is strongly encouraged.

How to apply

Please apply to with CV and covering letter.