Financial Controller

England, East Sussex, Brighton
£50000 - £60000 per annum
11 Aug 2017
08 Sep 2017
David Revell
Contract Type
Level of qualification

    • * To support the Managing Director and the wider business by ensuring that the finance function delivers a strong financial control and reporting environment.
  • * Pro-actively and robustly manage the working capital of the business working with operational management to manage and accurately report on funding requirements to external and internal stakeholders.
  • * To provide robust and insightful monthly, weekly and daily reporting in a timely manner and analysis to support decision making in the business
  • * To develop and maintain the financial systems environment to improve reporting and control efficiency and accuracy

Client Details

Manufacturing business based in Brighton


    • * Producing daily 13 week cashflow forecast ensuring that all factors are incorporated to ensure accurate cashflow management
  • * Actively working with management to understand impact of sales forecast to working capital requirements
  • * Daily management of invoicing financing funding for business
    • * Active management of the sales ledger to ensure that the company's cash position is maximised and its exposure to bad debt is minimised
  • * Working with suppliers and customers to support the companies working capital requirements

To develop, manage and maintain a robust reporting regime

    • * To deliver accurate financial reporting with an insightful commentary in a timely fashion every month
  • * To ensure that all balance sheet accounts are supported by credible reconciliations
  • * To provide detailed revenue and margin analysis identifying key areas of opportunities and risks
  • * To continually develop the reporting regime to include meaningful financial and non-financial KPIs to support the correct behaviours throughout the business
  • * To liaise with and support the external auditors in all matters relating to the completion of the statutory audit

    • * To be the main point of contact (internally and externally) for matters concerning the effective operation of the finance function.
  • * Actively responsible for the daily management of the sales ledger, purchase ledger and cash book.
  • * Ensure that the company is fully compliant with HMRC regulations in the areas of Employment, sales and corporation taxes.
  • * Ensuring accurate filing of returns in accordance with statutory deadlines
  • * Undertake Ad hoc special projects as


  • * ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualified
    • * At least 2years experience of working in a fast changing hands on senior management accounting role
  • * Forecasting and budgeting
  • * Strong track record of staff motivation, management and development
  • * Experience of providing insightful management information
  • * Strong IT skills including demonstrable experience of using IT to automate processes so as to gain efficiencies

  • * Strong written and oral communication skills
    • * Able to communicate with credibility and influence at all levels Strong presentational skills
  • * Excellent attention to detail coupled with the ability to take a step back and understand the wider picture
  • * To be able to work to tight deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • * Self motivated and able to prioritise according to business needs

Job Offer

£50,000 - £60,000

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