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Financial Controller

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  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum + great benefits

  • Contact:

    Faith Collins

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Financial Controller to join a fast-growing business with sites across the UK.

Reporting into the Finance & Managing Director, you will be the principal lead on all finance functions as well as providing analysis and commercial insight into the accounts.
The role is fundamental to managing the accurate reporting of both internal and external financial reporting, enabling the business to make decisions based on robust financial information during a period of rapid change and growth.

Your key duties will include:

*Monitoring the production of month end Management Accounts, identifying trends and exceptions.
*Presenting accurate, timely and reliable information to the board that offers key commercial insights into the performance of the business.
*Oversee cash management, including invoicing, credit control and cash flow forecasting.
*Interpret commercial data for utilisation of other members of the management team to assist with budgets and potential cost reductions.
*Liaise with external auditors and their tax team to produce annual statutory statements.
*Create and maintain relationships with service providers and contractors, including banking institutions, insurance brokers and external accountants.
*Develop and improve the efficiency, accuracy and effectiveness of the finance systems, including the introduction of improved internal controls.
*Monitor reports on Stock and Shrinkage discrepancies, including cash losses.
*Responsibility for all VAT and Corporation Tax matters, including import and export documentation.
*Review and sign off Monthly and Fortnightly payroll outputs, including reconciliation of relevant control accounts.

The successful candidate will:

*Have previous experience in a similar role leading a team.
*Qualified accountant ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA.
*Expert Technical knowledge of accounting principles and procedures and application.
*Experience with currency trading and overseas imports/exports.
*Experience of multi-site operations.
*Payroll experience is desirable.
*Ability to lead, motivate and develop others.

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.