This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Financial Controller to join an innovative, award-winning business at an exciting stage of its journey.
A key role at the heart of the business, the Financial Controller will bring an appetite to challenge and be challenged, and a restless ambition to improve the operations of the Finance Team and its critical role in the success of the Group.
Remote working – The FC will occasionally be required to attend the company’s office; to attend physical meetings, briefings, training courses and marketing functions which are necessary for the proper performance of duties.
• Holidays 25 days plus 8 days bank holidays a year.
• Company operates an auto enrolment pension scheme
Reporting directly to the CEO’s & Chairman and the key focus of this role will be to manage the Group’s Finance function.
Implement updates and improvements to the accounting systems.
Management and development of the finance team
Prepare annual financial accounts for the Group & tax returns.
Prepare third party company accounts for filing at Companies House & HMRC.
Producing monthly management reports.
Quarterly Group VAT returns.
Multi-currency cash management including credit control and forecasting.
Overseeing invoice processing.
Cash receipting and allocation and producing daily cash report for the CEO.
Processing payments for authorisation by Directors.
Ad-hoc tasks for CEO, Senior Managers and Directors.
A key contributor to business-wide management decisions and development of opportunities
Develop a comprehensive understanding of the activities of the whole group. This is a role at the heart of the business, not on the side-lines.
Administration and other duties relevant to the role
ACA/ACCA Qualifications are required
Experience of Sage line 50.
Good technical accounting skills to manage multiple currencies and companies, trial balances and intercompany charges and reconciliations.
Experience in preparing and consolidating management accounts for a group of companies.
Demonstrable experience in developing a team to achieve its potential
Excellent communication skills.
Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
Ability to work to deadlines, quickly and accurately under pressure.