Financial Controller

Hays A&F
England, Essex, Colchester
£35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
14 Jan 2019
11 Feb 2019
Mandy Baines
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Newly qualified

Your new company
A highly successful owner managed business with year on year growth are looking to recruit a Financial Controller to provide support to the Finance Director with managing the finance function, producing accurate monthly reporting with key analysis and assisting with adhoc projects.

Your new role

  • Running the daily accounting processes, delivering monthly financial reporting according to applicable accounting standards and to internal and external reporting deadlines.
  • Overseeing accurate, efficient and timely transactional processes - payroll, purchase and sales ledgers and cash book with managerial responsibility for an Accounts Assistant(s).
  • Preparing and reviewing bank reconciliations, loan schedules, management fees etc.
  • Monitoring and forecasting company cash flows.
  • Debtor and creditor reporting and management.
  • Recommendation and implementation of KPIs for measuring financial and operational performance.
  • Interfacing with external bodies - accountant, banks, lawyers, HMRC.
  • Interfacing with operational and commercial management to ensure integrity and effective financial control throughout the business.
  • Be actively involved in the implementation of new systems and development of processes.
  • Assist the Finance Director in financial planning, budgeting and forecasting, including the tracking of business performance versus budget and revenue targets.

What you'll need to succeed

  • A qualified accountant or qualified by experience who adopts a commercial and analytical approach.
  • The ideal candidate will have had previous experience in a commercial finance controller role, as well as managing staff members.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy in work product.
  • Ability to meet and establish deadlines.
  • Flexibility and the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment.
  • Intermediate to advanced applications software expertise (Excel, Xero plus others).
  • Experience in forecasting and budgeting.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player.

What you'll get in return
The opportunity to work closely with the Finance Director, to develop your technical and commercial skills,and add value to a growing business.
A competitive salary and good benefits package

What you need to do now
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