Financial Controller (Mat Cover)

Mid Glamorgan
18 Jul 2019
29 Jul 2019
My client, a growing manufacturing business based in Llantrisant near Cardiff, is currently looking for a Financial Controller to lead their accounts team. This is a 15 month maternity cover contract, allowing significant handover and is set to start in July 2019.

Duties for this role include, but are not limited to:
  • Monthly management accounts, with detailed analysis against budget and prior years providing explanations where necessary
  • Provision of rolling forecasts (sales, costs against budget with commentary)
  • Responsibility for accounting procedures on site (ledger clerk supervision)
  • Monthly analysis and forecasting
  • Perform regular reconciliations and reviews to ensure accuracy
  • Maintain cash flow ensuring good supplier relations are maintained and adequate funding is available.
  • Oversee banking arrangements and payment runs
  • Provide VAT accounting including returns to HMRC and EC Sales List
  • Preparation of year end accounts for review and submission to Group Finance Director
  • Involvement in systems development.
  • Keep up to date with developments and changes in legislation, rolling out to the team and management as necessary
  • Work closely with the Senior Management Team on customer and product profitability and ad-hoc projects
  • Implement any identified improvements in finance procedures, processes and internal controls
  • Analyse variances and liaise with senior members in the business
  • Supervise team members; including training and development, appraisals and performance target setting
  • To co-ordinate the tasks of the Finance team on a day to day basis.

The ideal candidate will have experience working in a similar role and ideally be CIMA/ACCA part or fully qualified. Experience using Sage would be advantageous, as would advanced MS Excel skills.

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