Financial Controller

Dartford, Kent
Circa £60,000
12 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a market leader in its sector with a turnover of c£2m who are looking for a Financial Controller to join their team in Dartford.

The Role

  • Help set strategies and direction.
  • Lead the commercial teams to business growth.
  • Optimise opportunities, balancing risk and reward with minimising costs and optimising profitability.
  • Provide sound commercial and financial advice support.  This will include liaising on quotations for new business and supporting contract negotiations.
  • Management of some non-financial staff, head up the accounting function, ensure accurate and timely preparation of information including accounts.
  • Assist with management professional relationships.
  • Oversee administration including: employment contracts, purchasing, insurance, property, IT
  • Continually drive for efficiencies, improving systems, procedures and reporting

The Candidate

  • ACA, ACCA, ACMA or an exceptional QBE.
  • Enthusiastic with a “hands-on” approach.
  • Sound technical, commercial and financial skills.
  • Confident with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Widely experienced in life and business
  • Well-developed commercial acumen coupled with a desire to get into the detail.
  • Ideally experienced within a B2B manufacturing environment.
  • A team player with excellent leadership qualities.
  • Whilst technical financial and accounting skills must be a given, a broader interest in an understanding of the business, how it works and the challenges it faces are also essential.