Financial Controller

Recruiter
HR Solutions Ltd
Location
Corby, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 May 2019
Closes
26 May 2019
Ref
1148914011
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified
Financial Controller Hours: Full Time Monday to Thursday 09:00 - 17:30, Friday 09:00 - 17:00 Duration: Permanent

Salary:
£50,000 per annum depending on experience

Location:
Corby, Northamptonshire Our client is currently looking for a Group Financial Controller to work alongside the business reporting to the Group Managing Director. The Group Financial Controller will be an exceptional accountant with hands-on operation of the Group's finances being both commercially aware and advising on the best path of growth for the business. The Financial Controller will have overall control and responsibility for all financial aspects of the Group's strategy and will be expected to analyse figures and implement recommendations based on these findings with the most profitable outcomes. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate as they will have the opportunity to contribute to the growth of the business and in return receive opportunities to develop. The main duties of this role will be; To fully contribute to the development of the Group`s strategy across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision making as appropriate and providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers. To ensure that the Group`s financial integrity, systems and procedures are robust, compliant and that they support current activities and future growth. To lead on financial fraud prevention and detection and to annually report on such matters, seeking out methods and practices to minimise financial risk/exposure. To manage and maintain fixed asset and depreciation records. To ensure that all month end and year end reconciliations are undertaken in respect of all the Group`s bank accounts and balance sheet control accounts. Assist in the annual budgeting exercise including profit and loss, balance and cash flow predictions based upon Group business plans. To work with the Group Managing Director to co-ordinate the corporate finance and to manage the Group`s policies regarding capital requirements, debt, taxation, equity and acquisitions etc. To provide the financial support/strategy that will both support the Group`s strategic vision and those of our client`s operating businesses. To work closely with the Managing Directors/General Manager to support and guide their local accounting framework ensuring that procedures and practices meet the financial requirements of the Group and the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met. To supervise and oversee the processing and payment of the Group`s weekly and monthly payroll including managing PAYE/NI liabilities and managing the compliance of HMRC regulations. To ultimately be responsible for the calculation and payment of the Group`s (five companies) VAT liability ensuring that payment is received by HMRC in accordance with the statutory reporting dates. To provide leadership to the Board`s Finance and Accounting strategy, optimising the Group`s financial performance and strategic position. To be responsible for the Monthly Cash Flow forecasting to include a proactive approach to negotiating and supporting the headroom/liquidity to maintain the business. To be responsible for the Group`s cash management policies and the Group`s Cash Book reconciliations. To work with the Senior Management Team to grow the business and to assist with the formulating of strategies and plans including leading, motivating and developing the finance team. Reviewing costing models e.g. relevance of cost centres etc. To present the Annual Accounts to the Board/Shareholders etc. To establish a high level of credibility and to manage strong working relationships both internally and externally including customers, advisors and banks etc. To maintain and take responsibility on a daily and monthly basis for the reconciliation of the Groups Invoice Finance Discounting Facility including the drawdown of funds for each Group company thereby ensuring that monies into the Group`s individual bank accounts coincide with payments that are needing to be made. To be responsible for ensuring that payments are made to the Group`s principal suppliers in accordance with their terms and conditions thereby ensuring that the Group companies maintain regular deliveries to ensure that production is not compromised and that all customers` requirements are met. To ultimately be responsible for actively managing the Group's bad debt provision and to instigate the issuing of legal proceedings as necessary. To produce Management Accounting information for the Group`s individual companies on a monthly and quarterly basis to include individual profit and loss accounts and balance sheets processing as well as a Group balance sheet. To be responsible for the preparation of the Group`s Management Accounts to include comparisons of actual to budget and commenting on variances. To undertake the negotiating and reviewing/renewing of all accounts type contracts e.g. banking arrangements, invoice financing etc. To be responsible for the daily processing and maintenance of each individual Group Company`s Sales and Purchase ledger. To actively review, negotiate and maintain the Group`s operating system (currently Opera based) alongside continual improvement by being aware of new technology/operating systems and being able to present cost efficient and effective alternatives. To work closely with our auditors on both audit and non-audit work and liaise with the Group`s Auditors with the preparation of the Group`s annual accounts. To be

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