Financial Controller

Candidate Source
16 Jul 2017
26 Jul 2017
Job role
A family of great companies founded over 75 years ago is seeking a Financial Controller based in Kettering to join its expanding team. You will receive a discretionary bonus scheme, private medical insurance, auto-enrolment pension scheme and attractive holiday entitlement plus statutory.

Now in its third generation of family management, the Group employs over 170 people across multiple businesses and a variety of diverse industries ranging from quarrying to orthopaedic shoe manufacture.

As the Financial Controller, your duties will be to:

- Lead the Group credit management function, purchase ledger and sales invoice admin teams on a day to day basis- target setting and delivery.
- Compile rolling quarterly sales and profit forecasts and then drive the operations to meet those numbers alongside the MD's.
- Prepare monthly accounts (P&L and balance sheet).
- Oversee aged debts, manage overdue accounts with JOR.
- Monitor debtors and credit limits - possibly monthly checks with JOR to discuss any accounts looking close to their limit.
- Undertake financial administration and internal audits
- Liaise with managerial staff and other colleagues - training needed to learn techniques to manage staff as no previous experience.
- Keep track of outstanding retentions and work with QS to ensure payment on the due date - dates needed from contract re: release dates to know when to chase.

To be a successful Financial Controller you will have the following skills and experience

- Works well towards deadlines and can prioritise tasks effectivily
- Experience in managing a team
- Strong communication and inter-personal skills
- Good understanding of MS Office and accountancy packages
- Part qualified or qualified

In return, the Financial Controller will receive a salary of £30,000 - £40,000 per annum.

The first stage of the application process is to apply online.

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