Financial Controller

Location
England, Derbyshire, Chesterfield
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted
08 Sep 2021
Closes
16 Sep 2021
Ref
SFSE-35672
Contact
Simon Ensor - A & F
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Elevation Recruitment Group are pleased to be working with a rapidly growing, PE backed retail business in Chesterfield as they look to recruit a fully qualified Financial Controller.

Reporting into the Finance Director you will be working in a number 2 role, producing the monthly management accounting pack as well as supporting the FD in terms of driving business strategy. You will be responsible for overseeing a team of two and will also provide sustained improvements across their financial control environment under IFRS.

The role is fundamental in providing accurate financial reporting, enabling the business to make decisions based on robust financial information during a period of change and growth.

Duties & Responsibilities will include:

*To oversee the finance function and to ensure all tasks are completed accurately and on time within reporting deadlines
*To give support and assistance to the team where necessary
*Production of Monthly Management Accounts along with variance analysis and commentary to present to the board
*Working with the auditors
*Budgeting, forecasting and re-forecasting
*Margin analysis
*Bank, Nominal account and intercompany account reconciliations
*Management of fixed assets
*Processing VAT returns
*AP/AR ledger review, expense claims, credit cards reconciliation
*Approving payments, reviewing credit terms
*Work with stock take team to review and assist with processing bi-annual stock takes
*Ad-hoc project work and driving continuous improvement across the department
*Producing goals and business plan for the finance department

To be considered for this role you MUST have the following:

*Fully qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
*Proven ambition and drive to help the business improve and initiate positive change
*Good financial reporting skills/ Knowledge of IFRS (Essential)
*Staff management experience
*Prior knowledge of working in a stock-based business
*To work at advanced level with Microsoft Excel
*Process and control improvement experience
*Keen eye for detail
*Staff management and leadership skills
*Strong Communicator
*Ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines

This is a really exciting time to join the business as they have exciting growth plans for the future and the role will allow the successful individual to make improvements within the department and therefore have a visible impact on the organisation.

If you meet the criteria for this role, and are interested in being put forward please do not hesitate to apply or contact me to discuss.

Elevation Accountancy & Finance focuses on the recruitment of talented Accountancy and Finance professionals across all levels, from entry level trainees through to post qualified accountants.