Financial Controller

AFR Consulting
13 Jul 2017
28 Jul 2017
Job role

Based on the outskirts of Bolton and Bury this privately owned business manufactures highly specialised products for a niche sector. Having grown from humble beginnings they are now seeing the benefit of years of design and development resulting in a full order book and projected turnover for this year of £5m. The business now has ambitious growth plans following a successful new product launch and they would like to appoint a Financial Controller to manage the accounts department and provide financial guidance to the owners. This will be a diverse, all-encompassing role where you will have full responsibility for the finance department. Duties will include:

  • Producing monthly management accounts
  • Statutory accounts / year end
  • Ledger reconciliation for month end close
  • Preparation of MI for the Directors
  • Developing relevant KPI’s
  • Preparation of accurate budgets and forecasts
  • Cash flow forecasts to support fundraising
  • Maintaining fixed asset register
  • Foreign currency and stock management
  • Payroll, VAT & PAYE, P11d’s etc.

The ideal candidate must have experience of working in a growing, family owned SME, able to deal with suppliers and customers in a professional manner whilst also possessing a hands on, flexible approach in the working environment. Experience of implementing new systems, ideally Netsuite would be highly beneficial and there is a lot of initial work to do automating processes and unravelling legacy procedures so a tenacious, hands on approach is essential.

The business is looking to raise finance in the near future and you will be expected to liaise credibly with external advisors, managing working capital, cash planning and modelling to help meet strategic objectives. This fantastic Financial Controller role would suit a qualified accountant looking to be part of a driven management team and develop their career and earnings potential in a dynamic environment.

Only those applicants who have a legal right to work within the UK and possess a suitable amount of UK based finance experience will be considered, candidates already registered will be considered automatically.

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