Financial Controller

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Isca Recruitment is delighted to be recruiting for a commercially astute, accountant to join a growing SME business with a superb culture as the Financial Controller.

This is a highly visible position as part of the senior leadership team, providing financial insight and control to the business. Reporting to the MD, this is a hands-on Financial Controller role with full responsibility for the finance function including management and development of a small team.

Financial Controller – Duties:

  • Overseeing the day-to-day finance function: purchase and sales ledgers, credit control etc.
  • Team management, including recruitment, reviews and development.
  • Cash flow management, tracking costs monthly against budgets and flagging up trends
  • Providing weekly financial and management information reports for senior management.
  • Reviewing and finalising monthly management accounts, KPI’s, including commentary and variance analysis.
  • Monthly management accounts, KPI’s, including commentary and variance analysis.
  • Preparation of VAT returns, monthly payroll and pension.
  • Identifying, implementing and ensuring effective financial controls, processes and systems
  • Business partnering budget holders and management, working with production, buying, sales and operational teams.
  • Responsible for budgeting and forecasting including budget analysis and review, working with management to ensure adherence to budget and company performance.
  • Overseeing year end accounts processes and statutory accounts production
  • Liaising with auditors and managing the annual audit process.

Financial Controller – The Rewards:

Salary: Up to c£65,000pa + benefits including performance related bonus
Hours:
Monday – Friday, 37.5 hours per week with flexible start/finish times.
Location:
On site

Financial Controller – The Person:

  • This role will suit a proactive, commercially astute qualified accountant (ACCA, ACA or CIMA) seeking a varied hands on role, where you will take responsibility for the smooth running of the finance function.
  • You’ll have experience in SME and manufacturing environments and a track record of management accounting, cashflow forecasting and financial analysis.
  • You will enjoy using your commercial skills – able to see the bigger picture and plan ahead whilst also being hands on to ensure the timely delivery of monthly reports.
  • A natural problem-solver with excellent analytical skills you’ll be able to prioritise and meet deadlines in a growing business environment.
  • You’ll be a first-rate communicator able to inspire, persuade and influence, with the ability to lead and positively manage and empower others to achieve.
  • Strong IT skills with experience of Excel is essential and experience of systems implementations is advantageous.
  • You will be a team player and enjoy working in a collaborative manner with colleagues at all levels in the business.

This is an urgent requirement! Applications will be reviewed promptly, interviews to take place asap.

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Isca Recruitment Ltd provides services as an agency and an employment business. Isca Recruitment is an Exeter based boutique recruitment consultancy making the perfect match between client and candidate. Specialists in office support, accountancy and finance across the South West.

 

Details

Location: Cullompton
Salary: up to £65k
Posted: 2 July 2024
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Isca Recruitment Ltd provides services as an agency and an employment business. Isca Recruitment is an Exeter based boutique recruitment consultancy making the perfect match between client and candidate. Specialists in office support, accountancy and finance across the South West

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