Financial Controller - Lowestoft

Nils Lloyd-Penny
Date Posted
25 Oct 2021
Work Type
Full Time
When available
£50,000 Per Annum

Our client is a manufacturing business based in Lowestoft, Suffolk. They are looking for a new Financial Controller to join the business.

On offer is a salary of approx £50,000 per annum. They would also consider a candidate on an interim basis for up to 6 months if preferred.

The role is to provide via both a PROACTIVE hands-on approach, and management of the accounts team, a professional, dynamic, accurate and timely accounting department for the company. Ultimately to provide forward-thinking decision making, good business acumen, best practise, and clear reporting output on the company financials for the MD and Group at board level on a timely basis. Through this ensuring that the business and MD obtain the P&L and in detail reports as required at project level weekly and ad hoc as required.

  • To provide financial reporting in line with international reporting standards (IFRS) and consistent with Group accounting policies
  • To provide monthly business P&L and other ad hoc reporting to MD
  • To provide monthly project P&L and interrogation to MD and OM and Projects teams
  • To provide forecasting and insightful business analysis as required by the MD/Group with particular focus on project performance, profitability and project cash flow.
  • Manage cash flow within the business to ensure smoothest of transactions with suppliers for projects and the running of the business
  • Preparation for half year and full year results in line with AIM requirements
  • To prepare and manage monthly VAT returns.
  • To ensue correct accurate and on time intercompany posting and reconciliations between PIL (and entities) and Group
  • Leading role with Tax advisors on any entity tax matters to improve tax planning and maximise tax benefits, with special attention to foreign entities.
  • Liaising with group and external auditors to ensure smooth audit of annual financial statements
  • Providing support to the MD for any ad hoc requirement
  • Responsible for the preparation of draft statutory accounts for submission for Audit.
  • Maintain a robust and appropriate financial control environment which covers the key control risk identified in control matrix, ensuring integrity, accuracy and transparency are built into financial processes.
  • Help drive continuous improvement and development of finance systems to aid financial reporting requirements
  • Attendance at quarterly FC meetings Group PLC office

  • Qualified accountant with proven FC experience
  • Solid application of Accounting Standards, particularly IFRS
  • Proven ability to lead and mentor a high-performance finance team
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Audit and compliance skills
  • Taxation and tax planning
  • Excellent Excel, Word & PowerPoint skills
  • Experience of working within a PLC/listed business an advantage

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Ref: 2346
Role: Financial Controller
Location: Lowestoft