Financial Controller

Clarum Recruitment Group
The City, UK
Competitive salary
04 May 2021
07 May 2021
Financial Controller - £55,000 - £60,000 + Benefits - London (N)

Our client, an exciting FMCG brand is looking to recruit an immediately available Financial Controller. The business is going through a rapid period of change with significant growth and this role requires someone who can keep up with the pace of the business, and be happy to work in a dynamic, vibrant environment. This is a superb opportunity for someone energetic and self-motivated who will help the business take this brand to the next level.

Reporting to the CFO, this role will form a major part in providing financial compliance, accurate and timely reporting as well as improving systems.

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of timely and accurate monthly and quarterly management accounts
  • Management and ownership of the Cash flow (actual and budget), including control of the treasury function
  • Ownership of day-to-day running of finance including budgets, forecasts, financial performance, compliance monitoring and financial management.
  • Set in place rigorous and timely forecasting procedures across the businesses.
  • Developing controls and procedures to support group finance, ensure all transactions are reconciled
  • Preparation of payroll, VAT, Intrastat, EC Sales returns
  • Full budget preparation, including detailed monthly analysis of variances
  • Help with preparation of annual accounts and statutory audit (with support from external auditors and CFO)
  • Develop strong relationships with all Senior Managers within the business.

The successful candidate will be a technically strong, qualified (ACA,ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with 3+ year post qualification experience in a similar role. Our client ideally seeks prior experience of working in a FMCG or SME retail business. You will possess a high level proficiency in Excel (incl Vlookup, Macros, Pivots etc), with experience in Xero /or Sage accounting. This role would suit a professional with an inquisitive mindset, who will challenge and understand all areas of the business to ensure the ultimate accuracy of the financial information.

What's on offer

As well as a competitive remuneration package, this is an opportunity to be part of a business experiencing significant growth within a fantastic industry sector. This is a full time position, that will offer flexibility of working from home from time to time but will be office based.

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