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Financial Controller

  • Location:

    Chesterfield, Derbyshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kayley Haythornthwaite

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  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Kayley Haythornthwaite

We are proud to be working on an exclusive basis with a thriving manufacturer based in Chesterfield as they look to appoint a Financial Controller. This business manufacturers specialist products who sell to the service sector and have over recent years seen significant growth and uplift in revenue. They are seeking an ambitious Financial Controller with the view to promoting to Finance Director within the near future.

The successful candidate will be at Management Accountant / Finance Manager level now, will have manufacturing/production experience and with be a proven leader of people. You will be driven, with commercial acumen and will be looking to join a senior management team where you can drive decision making and really add value to the continued growth and success of the business.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the role will involve;

-Management of a small accounts and purchasing function, providing higher level support with approving payments, debt management, oversee bank reconciliations and supplier contract negotiations.
-Preparing weekly flash reporting for the US parent company and senior management team.
-The production of monthly management accounts.
-The reconciliation of all nominal control accounts.
-The production of year end statutory accounts.
-Working with the auditors to complete year-end audit and tax pack.
-To carry out annual pricing.
-Preparation of budgets and forecasting.
-Work with stock take team to review and assist with processing bi-annual stock takes.
-Producing goals and business plan for the finance department.
-To manage fixed assets.
-Dealing with foreign currencies.
-Posting and coding of nominal journals and cashbook.
-Managing and processing the monthly payroll and processing year end returns.
-Producing finance element of the Board report for the US.
-Processing VAT return.
-Main contact for external parties for finance activities, for example liaise with banks, pension providers, insurance companies and auditors.

Suitable applicants will;

-Be qualified CIMA / ACA / ACCA with experience working at a similar level and ready to make a move in order to progress to the next level.
-Excellent management accounts experience gained from a manufacturing environment.
-Advanced Excel skills.
-People management experience, experience of also leading a purchasing department is highly desirable.

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.