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Financial Controller

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  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kayley Haythornthwaite

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  • Published:

    4 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Kayley Haythornthwaite

Sewell Wallis are partnering with a rapidly expanding import and distribution business based in Chesterfield as they look to recruit a Financial Controller. This business has tripled in size in the last 2 years and is currently on target to reach £70m t/o this financial year.

This business has recently appointed a new CFO to assist the Directors with the long-term strategic plan. They are now looking for a strong number two to the CFO to take responsibility for the day to day running of the finance team.

Duties will include;

*Day-to-day management and coaching of our small Finance team
*Reviewing and approving supplier payments and weekly / monthly payroll
*Preparing monthly management accounts
*Preparing annual budgets and trading forecasts
*Liaising with external auditors regarding annual financial statements
*Providing weekly and monthly reporting
*Providing financial analysis to aid commercial decision making
*Ensuring finance systems are robust and support future growth activities
*Preparation of VAT and Corporation Tax returns
*Treasury / foreign exchange management

The successful candidate will get the opportunity to stamp their mark on the finance team, reshape processes and procedures and will be involved in commercial and strategic decision making.

This role would suit;

*Be an experienced Financial Controller (at least three years in a similar role)
*Have at least five years' relevant post qualification experience
*Be an ACA or ACCA qualified chartered accountant
*From an SME background
*Ideally have qualified with a Top 10 accountancy firm
*Be driven and ambitious with aspirations to continue to progress beyond this role

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.