Financial Controller

CLEVEDON, United Kingdom | Permanent, full-time
Ref: RS903 (2 weeks ago)
My client, a well established family business based in Clevedon, is looking for a Financial Controller to lead their finance function reporting directly into the board of directors.  This role is open to candidates with or without professional accounting qualifications as the most important element is proven experience in a similar role.  This is a growing business, building on over 40 years of successful trading in the local area.

This is not just a finance role, and as such the ideal candidate will be keen to take on a role that encompasses general operational management as well traditional accounting duties.  You will have the opportunity to be involved in IT systems, GDPR, development projects and wider operational management.  This role will really grow and tailor itself around the successful candidate’s capabilities and aspirations.

Some duties will include:

·         Preparation of monthly management accounts. (departmental and company)
·         Weekly cashflow and bank reconciliation, production of journals, balance sheet reconciliation, maintaining the fixed asset register.
·         Responsibility for the sales & purchase ledgers.
·         Managing a team of two accounts assistants, providing support guidance and assistance.
·         Preparation of the year end audit file, completion of statutory accounts and liaising with the company's auditors.
·         Preparation of the VAT returns.
·         Control of company cashflow’s and cashflow forecasting.
·         Processing the monthly payroll for 35 employees, PAYE & NIC and pension payments. Preparation of P11D forms and submission to HMRC.
·         Quarterly stock taking.
·         Various project involvement with the senior management team

The ideal candidate will have strong accounting skills, a commercial acumen and excellent IT/Excel skills.

Benefits include: £35k+ (negotiable), company car, Bonus, 22 days holiday plus banks, Pension, Study support if needed, death in service, parking.

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