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Financial Controller, Telford

£35,000 - £45,000 | Ref: BLB22587

Contract: Permanent

First advertised: Wednesday, 12 Dec, 2018


Ben Lees-Bowyer

Area: Telford

Job type: Permanent

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000

Hours: Monday – Friday 37.5 hours per week

Reference: BLB22587

Date added to website: Wednesday, 12 Dec, 2018


Our client is an expanding business based on the outskirts of Telford. They are now recruiting for an experienced Financial Controller to join the business on a permanent basis. The role reports directly to the Managing Director with the successful candidate working hands-on and responsible for a small finance team. This key role will play an integral part in driving change through the business, streamlining process and controls to help with the growth of the business over the coming years.

Duties will include:

  • Day to day management of the accounts department
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts including the production of full P+L and Balance sheet including variance analysis, accruals/prepayments
  • Budgetary control, forecasting and cash flow management;
  • Develop and drive the management reporting and KPI reports on sales and gross profit margins
  • Identify and implement processes and recommend improvements;
  • Statutory accounts and VAT returns; ensuring the financial accounting records are maintained accurately and liaising with the External Auditors;
  • Liaising with the management team to ensure best practice is adopted across the business.

The client will consider a qualified accountant or a candidate qualified by experience. Due to the nature of the role you must be happy working in a hands-on role, have previous experience in developing and managing process improvements and improved efficiencies and have the ability to drive change across the business. You will be confident with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate and influence at all levels within the organisation.

We will carefully consider your details and advise you if we're able to progress with your application within 72 working hours. If you do not hear from us within this time your details won't be retained. So, if you're not successful on this occasion, do continue to respond to future roles we advertise. In the meantime, all good wishes and continued success with your search for employment.