Financial Controller

Posted 23 February by Paul Bennett Recruitment Limited Easy Apply

My client, a thriving and entrepreneurial FMCG organisation is recruiting a Financial Controller. You will provide a complete finance service to the whole of the company, addressing all issues of a finance nature and providing all relevant information to meet external demands. These services may include, but are not limited to, any of the following: budget setting, reporting and control, income management, financial reporting to external bodies, annual accounts preparation, and debt management.


Post daily transactions in QuickBooks, and updating financial spreadsheets

Check and scrutinize invoices for accuracy

Generate regular reports with accounting software.

Work closely with the Finance Team to ensure smooth operation of all finance matters

Support the Finance Team by inputting into sales and purchase ledgers from source documents

Matching invoices to statements and purchase orders to invoice

Input accounting data into the accounting system with speed and accuracy

Assist in the production of financial statements and applications, preparation of spreadsheets, reports and correspondence as require

Plan, organise and manage own workload to ensure your contribution to the company’s monthly financial reporting process is achieved in a timely and accurate manner

Ensure swift payment of invoices

Resolution of finance related queries

Assist with month end of year preparation and procedures

Provide financial support to team members

Any other duties that may be deemed appropriate to this role

Personal Qualities:

Integrity & Confidentiality

Experience of working within a finance department

Basic understanding of accounting processes and procedures

Awareness of the provisions of the Data Protection Act and be able to apply these within the organisation

Good level of competence in Excel, Word and Outlook and computerised accounting software

Good communication and listening skills

Good organisational skills used in planning own work

Calm and professional disposition

Self-motivated and enthusiastic

Ability to work under pressure and meet targets and deadlines

Able to work effectively with minimal management guidance/supervision

Good analytical ability

Good problem solving ability

Required skills

  • Accounting System
  • Financial Controller
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Planning
  • QuickBooks

Reference: 34547711

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