Financial Controller

Not Specified | Permanent, full-time
| £48,000 - £55,000 per annum (+ Annual Bonus)
Ref: PK172 (1 month ago)
Are you a driven, commercially aware, experienced Accountant from a Manufacturing background looking for an exciting new hands on challenge?

Our Client has experienced year on year growth for the past 5 years, with turnover increasing by 55% between 2020-2021! Joining a small finance team reporting directly to the MD and the board, this role is truly one to make your own.

Your New Role

You will form part of the Senior Management team and play a lead role in not only managing the company's entire accounting function but also contributing to the business strategy. You will have responsibility for ensuring all reporting and analysis is produced in a timely manner, cash management and supervision and development of an Assistant Accountant.

As a Financial Controller, you may find yourself wearing several different hats. The role effectively bridges the gap between accounting, organisational leadership, and financial strategy. Doing it well requires keen attention to detail and an ability to focus on the bigger picture while treading the line between increasing efficiency, cost reduction and improving accuracy.

  • Production of accurate, consistent and timely monthly management accounts for the board
  • Contribute to the preparation of Company's Financial Plan
  • Identify new Business opportunities
  • Produce budgets agreed with board, monitor and report on these throughout the year
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Cash flow statements and monitoring
  • Develop the forecasting models
  • Capital planning and investment appraisal
  • Overseeing and supporting the Credit Control, sales ledger and Purchase ledgers
  • Identify and evaluate areas of improvement in the of profit/spend with particular regard to cost reductions
  • Liaise with external advisors and company's bankers
  • Oversee all Tax and regulatory compliance issues in conjunction with our external Chartered Accountants

What you'll need
  • Good management skills, ability to business partner across all levels of the business
  • Ability to influence and direct non finance stakeholders across the business
  • Experience in a similar role within a manufacturing environment
  • Strong Commercial awareness
  • CIMA/ACCA qualified
  • Competent with systems, inhouse system is Sage
  • Process improvement mindset
What you'll get in return
  • 28 days annual leave rising to 38 with service
  • company wide profit scheme bonus
  • flexible working hours
  • Free parking, and snacks in the company canteen
  • Modern offices
  • Pension scheme
  • Complementary car cleaning vouchers and much more.