Group Financial Controller

£60,000 to £70,000 + Bonus + Benefits
18 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is an innovative manufacturing business with exciting expansion plans. Reporting to the CFO key responsibilities will include –

  • Staff management including recruitment, support and guidance and appraisal.
  • Working with CFO and Departmental Heads to prepare annual budgets and Quarterly reforecasts
  • Preparing and reviewing monthly consolidated management accounts, identifying and investigating variances and preparing dashboards and supporting narrative.
  • Preparing monthly financial upload file for Shareholders and the Bank.
  • Undertaking regular reforecasting, liaising with CFO and Departmental Heads.
  • Cash flow forecasting, monitoring and reporting - effectively managing the working capital components of the company
  • Liaising with key customers where credit controller has escalated issues.
  • Overseeing day-to-day banking including payment approvals.
  • Financial covenant calculations and monitoring to ensure ongoing compliance.
  • Overseeing VAT and related taxes and returns
  • Liaising with HMRC and being main contact for VAT queries, inspections and related correspondence.
  • Overseeing corporation tax. 
  • Acting as key contact for auditors. 
  • Ensuring the provision of timely and valuable management and operational information across the business in order to assist budget holders in the effective management of their costs and revenue targets.
  • Undertaking ad hoc projects, as defined by CFO.

You will be a Qualified Accountant (preferably ACA qualified) with a track record of managing successful teams. You must be a self-starter with strong leadership skills and the ability to build strong relationships at a senior level. Preferably you will have worked in manufacturing environment and for a growing SME.