Financial Controller

£55,000 - £65,000


Darren Buckley

Financial Controller

We are delighted to be exclusively working alongside a multi-award-winning business that is a leader in its specialist field. The most recent award won was the Queens Export Award. The business also boasts of being in the Top 100 growth private companies for 2021, with more successes to look forward to in 2022 and beyond.

Having doubled revenue in the past 12-months, our client is one of the most successful businesses in the County that currently has exciting plans to grow further. As such, requires a new Financial Controller to look after the day-to-day management and control of the company’s finances and finance department.

This opportunity will suit an individual who is looking for a step up to Finance Director in the next 18-24 months in an environment where there is no glass ceiling to reach the top.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to Directors and working with external Accountant
  • You will manage and control the company’s finances and finance department day-to-day
  • You will take control of and manage the treasury
  • You will manage RF and Trade Finance lines
  • You will manage Credit insurance
  • You will support the external accountant in the preparation of Monthly, Quarterly, and ad-hoc MI and regular commercial information
  • You will support the external accountant in the preparation of year-end statutory accounts
  • You will work with the accountant to support and assist the company’s auditors
  • You will manage a team of 1 (Part Qualified ACCA)
  • You will manage VAT
  • You will look after Reconciliations
  • Cash management and cash flow reporting
  • You will maintain relationships with the company’s bankers

Your Skills:

  • You are ACCA / ACA / CIMA Qualified or Qualified by Experience
  • You must have extensive experience in Sage 50 (International Version), within a Multi-Currency and Multi-Bank environment
  • Must be an excellent communicator that can efficiently deliver financial information and ideas
  • You will have very strong Excel skills
  • Experience of working in an international import/export business is advantageous
  • You must understand financing (including invoice financing)
  • You have strong leadership qualities
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills
  • You have sound knowledge of accounting fundamentals
  • You can present data effectively at all levels of the business
  • You have strong analytical skills
  • You have effective time management skills and are adept at multi-tasking and changing priorities

Remuneration and Rewards:

  • Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 (Negotiable)
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Clear progression path to becoming a leader within the business

You could earn up to £2000 when you refer someone to our services. To learn more about our referral programme, click here: aj-chambers.com/referral-scheme

For further information on this exciting new Financial Controller position, please apply direct or contact Darren Buckley at AJ Chambers

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