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Job

Financial Controller

  • Location

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kayley Haythornthwaite

  • Contact email:

    kayley.h@sewellwallis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    KAY/9154_1580211839

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-27

  • Consultant:

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We are delighted to be working with a successful and growing owner managed group of businesses based in Sheffield with their search to appoint a Financial Controller. This is a newly created role, reporting into the Finance Director which will see the successful candidate take responsibility for all financial reporting for the business.

This role would suit either a dynamic newly or recently qualified individual who is looking to take their career to the next step or a qualified accountant who is looking to take on their next challenge to join a business who is changing and growing. The successful candidate will have trained within practice, with a strong background in accounting controls and will ideally also have some industry experience.
Duties will include;

- Management of the accounting function including management accounts, assistant accountants and purchase ledger clerks.
- Preparation and presentation of the monthly management accounts pack including a detailed commentary of performance for each cost centre.
- Business partnering with key operational heads to communicate budgets, forecasts and trend analysis across the business.
- Approval of supplier payments
- Supplier contract negotiations
- Assisting with the preparation of year end accounts
This is a great opportunity to join a business who is continuing to grow. They are looking for an individual who will add commercial value as the company expands and will look to drive continuous improvement across the group.

Suitable applicants will;

- Be ACA or ACCA qualified having trained with a medium sized accounting firm
- Ideally have management accounting experience gained within a commercial environment
- Have experience leading a small team and will ideally be able to demonstrate the ability to assist with training part qualified accountants
- Be excel savvy with the ability to analyse high volumes of data
- Have strong business partnering skills