Permanent
Financial Contoller
Manufacturing
Maidstone
£45,000 - 55,000

Financial Controller

Ref: 80| Posted: 5th Aug 2019

Following significant growth and subsequent restructure, a thriving SME are looking for a Financial Controller to join their dynamic team.

The role will be responsible for all aspects of financial management, treasury management, forex and the production of high quality management accounts for this rapidly growing company.

This is a great opportunity to help develop further the finance team, firming up processes and controls to be a ‘best in class’ finance function.

Detailed duties include:

  • Production of monthly management accounts, in line with accounts timetable
  • Regular monthly reconciliation of the trading system to the accounting system
  • Production of monthly FX currency reconciliation report for non-Sterling currencies
  • Reconciliation of key control accounts, including aged debtors, creditors and stock
  • Responsibility to ensure all accounting information is processed by the due deadline
  • Responsible for ensuring all bank transactions are processed, recorded accurately and promptly
  • Prompt month-end closing in line with month-end timetable
  • Improve and manage the accounting control environment
  • Preparation of annual year-end accounts for submission to auditors, including all supporting schedules
  • Liaison and assistance to auditors at year-end as required
  • To manage all aspects of the accounting function, finances and cashflow
  • Deliver accurate and timely information for UK tax authorities
  • Ensure all control accounts are reconciled on a regular (at least monthly) basis
  • Ensure FX exposures and trading system margins are reconciled to the G/L on a monthly basis

What we need from you:

  • Formally Qualified accountant (ACCA, ACA or CIMA), ACA preferred
  • Highly proficient in Excel (VLOOKUPs, IF, SUMIFs and use of pivot tables)
  • Previous exposure of preparing accounts in accordance with UK GAAP
  • Ability to supervise and motivate other finance team members

It’s a fantastic role enabling you to use your experience to create a slick and efficient finance function with the full support of the CFO/Board.

Fantastic benefits include modern working environment, sociable team with regular team building activities, dress down, good work/life balance.  10% pension, BUPA.