Financial Controller

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Solid Recruitment Solutions
Location
Chichester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Oct 2019
Closes
21 Oct 2019
Ref
1284268271
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified
Job profile Financial Manager - Qualified Accountant Job summary: The main purpose of this role will be to provide senior-level financial, operational and commercial support to the senior leaders. You will play a crucial role in the finance department by managing day to day activities and providing technically sound financial and management information that will inform operational decisions. In addition, care must be taken to ensure that financial practices are in line with all statutory legislation and regulations. Collection and preparation of accounts. If you're an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who is looking to continue building their career in a meaningful industry, then we would love to hear from you. The Finance Manager role requires someone who has excellent analytical skills with a meticulous eye for detail. The importance of this role means you will need to be hands-on, reliable and collaborative - positive energy and team player attitude will also make you a great fit for our company Responsibilities include:
• Manage the month-end process for Sales, Purchase and Nominal Ledgers
• Responsible for the company payroll, ensuring this is processed accurately and to the required deadlines and subsequently complete the reporting and administration cycle
• Manage accounts team with Credit Control and Purchase Ledger clerk functions (5 staff)
• Ensure all relevant taxes are correctly calculated, accounted for and paid over to the relevant authorities (e.g. VAT, Duty, PAYE, NIC, Class 1A, Corporation Tax)
• Reconcile inter-company accounts
• Ensure all journal entries are prepared correctly and posted (i.e. Payroll, Depreciation, Accruals, Prepayments)
• Review P&L and Balance sheet to ensure accuracy of submitted figures
• Prepare and submit quarterly VAT Returns
• Prepare complete P&L forecasts for full year, as well as periodic updates throughout the year
• manage company bank accounts and report cash flows
• manage financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems
• developing external relationships with appropriate contacts, e.g. external accountant, solicitors, bankers and statutory organisations such as the Inland Revenue
• producing accurate financial reports to specific deadlines and ad hoc projects
• keeping abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation. Skills You'll need to show evidence of the following:
• prior experience in a similar level position
• commercial and business awareness
• excellent communication and presentation skills
• an analytical approach to work
• high numeracy and sound technical skills
• problem-solving skills and initiative
• strong attention to detail and an investigative nature
• good time management skills and the ability to prioritise
• leadership skills and experience and the ability to work as part of a team and to build strong working relationships
• the capacity to make quick but rational decisions
• the potential to lead and motivate others
• strong systems experiences to include advanced Excel (Sage payroll / Sage 50 / Pegasus Opera). Degree in accounting, business, economics, finance, or a related field or qualified by experience with several years of experience in a finance role; understanding of data privacy standards; solid communication skills, both written and verbal; deep understanding of business principles and practices; superior attention to detail; organisational skills; planning skills; research skills; analytical skills; critical thinking skills; problem-solving skills; computer skills; multi-tasking abilities; integrity, honesty pay rate:£ 45,000 to £50,000 In more detail, role includes the following tasks: Preparing and submitting VAT returns Running monthly Payroll for 40 staff members Monthly dividends Preparing P11D information for Accountant and checking forms prior to submission Responsible for payments of VAT, PAYE, Class 1A and Corporation Tax Cash flow reporting and planning Working with pension fund administrator (Pension Fund) and part book keeping of supplier, customer and cash transactions plus bank reconciliation Dealing with company insurance matters (fleet insurance/building insurance/commercial combined/Abbey Tax) Filing with Companies House Maintaining fixed asset register Monitoring stock levels Managing aged debtors and creditors (incl creditors with debit balances) Overseeing weekly supplier payments Posting Nominal ledger transactions Cash Book reconciliations Intercompany recharges Managing credit card transactions Maintaining Nominal Ledger accounts Accruals / prepayments Preparing and presenting Management accounts Managing Accounts Team of Credit Control x2, Purchase Ledger clerk Preparing required information to Accountant for Year End Financial Statements Ad hoc tasks

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