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Financial Controller

Posted 7 March by COLLECTIVE RECRUIT LTD Easy Apply Ended

Financial Controller
GBP50-60k pa

Our client - a well established and reputable company is seeking a commercially minded Financial Controller to oversee and manage the financial activities of the company.

The ideal candidate will be a natural negotiator, solution finder, facilitator and keen to develop relationships with all stakeholders (inc Directors). Possess the ability to anticipate issues, mitigate challenges and draw up plans at strategic and tactical level.

Reporting to the Finance Director and Managing Director you will be responsible for overseeing departments including Credit Control, Purchase Ledger and Payroll.

In addition to the professional Accounting Qualification (AAT or part qualified ACCA), the ideal candidate will have five years experience in industry (FMCG) as a management accountant or an assistant management accountant looking to progress to the next level with strong technical, accounting skills, and a solid knowledge and understanding of cost accounting and ratios.

Duties include;

Reconciliation of accounts
Prepare and input monthly journals
Prepare, reconcile and submit monthly VAT returns
Liaising with company's and bank's auditors
Preparation of cash-flow forecasts and balance sheet projections
Producing monthly management reports
Management of Credit Control function
Management of Purchase Ledger department - dealing with supplier issues/concerns
Management of payroll department and employee concerns

Skills required:

Must be prepared to present, report and negotiate with multiple SME stakeholders: Invoice discounters, Inventory Financiers, General bankers, Customers, Suppliers, Auditors etc..

Team Leader with experience of team building- hiring and rationalisation to meet new strategies

Experience in SME and larger enterprises

Experience of Accountancy packages/software - possibly review and redesign manual and automated processes

Expert in Excel

Must be prepared to work to KPI's such as Liquidity ratios, debtor ratios, funding ratios etc..

If you are looking for a superb opportunity, please apply now. If you would like to discuss any element of the job role, please contact Neesha Harji at Collective Recruit Ltd
Our client has appointed Collective Recruit as their resource partner & we are managing this role on their behalf. To apply for this position please click on the "apply now" button below. We strive to respond to all applications and will do our best to ensure we make contact within 7 days. However if you have not heard from us within that time frame, does not mean your application has been successful and we will endeavour to keep you updated on the progress of your application.

Required skills

  • Financial Controller
  • Accounts
  • Management accounts
  • reconciliation
  • cash flow forecasts
  • balance sheet projections

Reference: 34628109

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