Financial Controller

Location
Preston, Lancashire
Salary
£50000 - £55000 + 25 days holiday + potential bonus
Posted
22 Jul 2021
Closes
19 Aug 2021
Ref
SJS/22155
Experience Levels
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This leading manufacturing and distribution business has enjoyed steady growth and is now a diverse £45m t/o group of companies recognised as a market leader with a loyal customer base. Recent overseas acquisitions have made a positive impact on the performance of the company and a period of restructuring has now created a new position for a Financial Controller to join the business at an exciting time of further expansion. Reporting into the CFO this position will be responsible for all financial reporting for the UK and international subsidiaries and management of the central finance team. Key duties will include:

  • Management of the month end close
  • Daily, weekly and monthly cash flow forecasts
  • Treasury and currency management
  • Inter-company transactions
  • Reporting for the board and SMT
  • Preparation and consolidation of management accounts
  • Preparation of statutory accounts and running the audit
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparation of tax and VAT returns

This will be a very hands on role with responsibility for a small team, in addition to liaising with finance contacts based overseas. The ability to motivate and lead will be essential as you will be expected to resolve issues to ensure the accuracy of financial information. The Financial Controller will also be expected to develop and maintain a robust costing system and participate in production meetings to drive commercial awareness of pricing and margins.

Applicants for this Financial Controller position must be ACCA / ACA / CIMA qualified and able to demonstrate an excellent academic pedigree and previous experience of managing a team in a medium sized company or larger, any group / international experience would be a benefit. A solid understanding of cash flow forecasting, financial reporting and costing will be essential. In return you will be joining a friendly team in a financially stable business going through a period of expansion and re-investment.

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