Financial Controller

Posted 12 January by Lloyd Barnes Accountancy Recruitment Ending soon

My client is seeking to recruit a qualified accountant to report direct to the Managing Director. You will be the lead finance person for the company, but you will be supported by a part-time Finance Director. You will need to possess strong management skills as you will be leading and managing a small but growing team. In addition, you will also have strong organisational and technical skills and proven track record within a manufacturing environment. This is a challenging and exciting role with a significant period of change and development of business systems and new software, so implementation experience will be a distinct advantage along with advanced Excel skills. Excellent prospects for advancement salary £40- £45,000 depending on experience.

Key responsibilities:

  • Production of monthly management accounts, including processing journals and accruals and investigating any variances
  • Analysing month and year to date performance, reporting on any variances to budget and forecast
  • Preparing Management and Board reports clearly identifying successes and key risks of the business
  • Reviewing costs to identify cost savings, leading the improvement measures.
  • Management of cash flow
  • Timely and accurate preparation and submission of quarterly VAT returns and monthly Intrastat and EC sales returns
  • Overseeing weekly and monthly payroll
  • Preparing budgets and forecasts and liaising with budget holders
  • Responsible for the creation of finance policies
  • Improvement and monitoring of internal processes and controls
  • Liaising with managers to ensure mutual awareness of issues, current developments and priorities of the company
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills
  • Management of Credit Control function
  • Managing, mentoring and supporting the finance team

Reference: 33827498

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