Financial Controller

40000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 – GBP50000/annum Car / Car Allowance
12 Oct 2017
09 Nov 2017
Contract type
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

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