Financial Controller

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Motherwell
Salary
40000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 – GBP50000/annum Car / Car Allowance
Posted
12 Oct 2017
Closes
09 Nov 2017
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
An experienced Financial Controller is required to join an Organisation based on the outskirts of Glasgow.

This a rare opportunity to join a long established Organisation, part of a large International Group with an excellent reputation via a number of prestige brands.

The Organisation is currently entering an exciting growth phase which will see them develop a new brand and significantly expand their existing Group Companies.

Working closely with the MD on site and with a reporting line to the Group Financial Director, you will take overall responsibility for managing the finance function of 3 Group Companies with a combined turnover of circa GBP20 million.

You will manage and direct a team of 5 direct reports, all of whom are long standing and established in their individual roles.

Key responsibilities will include:

* Managing the finance and accounting function for 3 Group Companies in accordance with specified requirements of the Group.
* Developing and maintaining financial systems and procedures, ensuring that all legal, customer and supplier, and internal (companies and Group) financial information needs are met.
* Preparing financial budgets in accordance with Group requirements, ensuring the business objectives are achieved.
* Monitoring and reporting progress against KPI's including any variance analysis.
* Managing the production of monthly management and financial accounts, including all associated administration
* Overseeing the production of financial records including all accounting entries and supervising journal and ledger maintenance.
* Providing financial reports based on the management accounts to the Management team.
* Attending and contributing monthly management meetings, providing input to the strategic direction of the Companies.
* Managing and monitoring the cash flow in the business including management of the credit control function, and fulfilling group–reporting requirements.
* Managing the annual external audit process, ensuring compliance with the relevant Statutory obligations and internal Group reporting deadlines.
* Monitoring and reviewing current accounting systems in order to recommend and introduce improved methods of working.
* Reviewing the IT systems periodically, ensuring data integrity, data security and data backups are carried out.
* Managing and supervising the accounts team day to day and providing ongoing training and mentoring.
* Overseeing the HR administration and reporting in conjunction with the HR Coordinator.

The ideal applicant will join the Management team, demonstrating a strong leadership skills, a flexible approach, a strong commitment to the role and the Organisation as a whole. The role will include occasional travel to site in England