Financial Controller

Robert Walters
Colchester, Essex
11 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A growing business in Colchester is looking to hire a newly qualified accountant ( ACA/ACCA/CIMA) to work alongside the Finance Director. You will play a leading role, managing the day to day running of a busy finance team.

Reporting to the Finance Director, key responsibilities will include:

  • Running the daily accounting processes, delivering monthly financial reporting according to applicable accounting standards.
  • Oversee accurate, efficient and timely transactional processes - payroll, purchase and sales ledgers and cash book with managerial responsibility for two Accounts Assistants.
  • Preparing and reviewing bank reconciliations, loan schedules, management fees
  • Monitoring and forecasting company cash flows
  • Debtor and creditor reporting and management
  • Assist the Finance Director in financial planning, budgeting and forecasting, including the tracking of business performance versus budget and revenue targets
  • Interfacing with operational and commercial management to ensure integrity and effective financial control throughout the business

Your characteristics:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) or overseas equivalent
  • Commercial finance experience
  • experience in forecasting & budgeting
  • Staff management or supervisory experience
  • Effective communicator both with finance and non-finance professionals
  • Intermediate to Advanced excel skills

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast paced and competitive culture with unrivalled succession planning opportunities, and this role is a newly created position facilitated by strong growth.

If you feel your experience closely matches the above criteria then please send your CV to