Financial Controller

Recruiter
The Panel
Location
Kildare
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Job role
Accountant
Financial Controller Reports to:  Managing Director Our client is an expanding engineering company. Main responsibilities: Financial Reporting • Provide agreed daily, weekly and monthly management information reports • Prepare monthly cash flow statements, project margin analysis and capex reports • Manage working capital effectively in conjunction with the management team • Debtors Value, debtor days, aging & bad debt's • Creditors Value, creditor days, aging & extended terms • Invoice Discounting Ensure compliance with banking covenants • Manage payroll, VAT, RCT and P.30 returns • Liaise effectively with bank, creditors, auditors and other external bodies as necessary Product & Job Costing • Develop detailed P&L's for all major projects • Analyse variances by labour and material by project, daily • Help management team to understand and reduce negative variances • Learn to understand how effective scheduling impacts production output, labour utilisation and customer lead times • Identify the most effective product mix to maximise margins while satisfying customer demand and market positioning Procurement • Integrate procurement into the overall production planning process • Analyse and take corrective actions to improve the procurement process • Ensure procurement of major materials is not an impediment to production • Establish minimum order quantities and lead times to maximise buying power • Optimise payment terms, consistent with cashflow and economic value Sales Forecasting and Production Planning • Liaise with all relevant personnel to prepare a 2 week and 12 week sales forecast • Convert the above information into a production schedule by major project for each of the next 10 working days and 10 working weeks • Ensure forecasts and schedules are updated daily as necessary to reflect the latest and most accurate information available • Highlight over/under capacity challenges in the schedule, arising from the sales pipeline, and work with all players in the chain to    maximise output and customer service levels at lowest possible costs HR/IT/Insurances/Risks • Help develop the culture of the organisation to ensure all employees are treated with respect and the business complies with all   statutory requirements • Ensure all personnel have formal employment contracts, are issued with an Employee Handbook, receive proper induction training and   all complaints/ grievances are properly handled • Review all accounting and IT software in terms of fit with business requirements and action appropriately • Ensure all insurances are in place and claims handled both timely and accurately • Prepare and update a risk register to monitor and manage the key risks in the business Requirements: • Qualified Accountant with minimum of 4-5 years' pqe • Considerate attention to detail required • Ability to manage a team • Highly organised with superb communication skills • Excellent interpersonal skills Salary: €70k plus benefits

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