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Jobs At Hodge
Closing Date:
31st of July 2023
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Do you want to be part of a force for good, helping to make life better for customers & society in the moments that matter? At Hodge, we put people at the heart of our business and that means our customers, colleagues and communities. Hodge is a Welsh financial service provider that focus on commercial lending, and specialist residential mortgage markets. The company is unique in that it is 79% owned by the Hodge Foundation, a charity established in 1962 that awards grants to registered charities and is funded by the profits from Hodge.

The Deputy Financial Controller will ensure the accurate and timely production of financial and management information to the Board and senior managers to support the achievement of the business plan and strategic objectives. Assist in developing a coherent business plan and strategy for adoption by the Board. Ensure year end statutory accounts and regulatory information is produced accurately; working to set deadlines.


  • Support the Financial Controller in the management of the finance department.
  • Responsible for writing Board and ExCo Committee Papers covering all finance topics under remit.
  • Assisting in the review of the management accounts and provide commentary to CFO.
  • Assisting the business on ad-hoc Finance areas. For example; EIR, diversification opportunity)
  • Supporting the Financial Reporting Manager produce the yearend Financial statements.
  • Oversee the production and submission of the Annual Financial Statements of the Group.
  • Review the submission of the Research & Development claims.
  • Review the Tax computation packs before submission to professional advisers, to ensure corporation tax returns are completed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Oversee the production of timely and accurate financial information, including detailed commentary.
  • Support the Management Accounting Manager to ensure all reconciliations are reviewed in a timely manner.

What we need from you?

  • Previous Financial Controller experience
  • Qualified Accountant – ACA/ACCA or equivalent qualification.
  • Experience of IFRS
  • Relevant experience within a financial services environment

In return we offer: 

  • Salary: Competitive 
  • Based in Cardiff City Centre operating in a Hybrid workspace.
  • 28 days Holiday with the option to buy more.
  • Subsidised Gym Membership.
  • Private Medical & Health Insurance
  • Extensive learning and development programme
  • Generous, personalised benefits package
  • Enhanced parental leave – Up to 20 weeks paid Maternity AND Paternity leave
  • Company pension contribution up to 15%
  • 4 days on top of annual leave for community and charity work
  • Flexible working options

Please be aware that should we pursue your application, all our Financial Services employees will be expected to complete background checks to assess suitability for employment, these include; a criminal record, identity, sanctions, adverse finance, fraud prevention and reference checks to comply with our regulatory requirements.

Hodge is an advocate of being an equal opportunities employer, We believe in promoting equality and diversity which is central to our lives today. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and recognises the value a diverse workforce brings to an organisation.

Apply today to become part of Hodge’s mission to make life better for customers and society in the moments that matter.