Financial Controller

Recruiter
Acorn Recruitment
Location
Crewe
Salary
£35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted
14 Jun 2017
Closes
14 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Acorn Recruitment is currently recruiting for a Financial Controller to join our client based in Crewe.

Due to the success experienced to date, and to assist with the future growth plans of the company, they are now looking to appoint a Financial Controller to provide more control and rigidity to the overall operations. This is a hands on role where the successful candidate will be required to get involved in all aspects of the business, and as a senior member of the management team you'll work very closely with the directors.

In return, our client is offering a competitive salary of between £35k and £45k per annum, this will be discussed upon interview.


Keys areas of involvement in the business include:

*Accounting - oversight and involvement in all aspects of the financial accounts including bank reconciliations and VAT returns and ensuring all financial transactions are correctly recorded.
*Reconciliation - reconciling and maintain tight control on all financial accounts across various degrees of complexities including multi-currency payments, part payments, invoices and credits
*Cash Flow management - maximizing the efficiency of the working capital facilities of the company
*Sales/ Credit control - making sure all customers remain in terms, credit insurance approvals, ensuring daily sales invoices are raised correctly
*Purchasing - Supporting and monitoring a multi-currency, multi country purchasing function with complexities around returns and credits
*Stock - controlling and reconciling stock movements and levels in a fast paced constantly moving sales and purchasing environment.
*Reporting - Providing directors with key management information, both financial and operational statistics
*Systems - oversight and involvement in the full end to end processing of stock through the business.
*IT - Involvement with the operation and change management related to the IT systems used.



Essential Skills & Qualifications:

*Fully qualified with at least 3 years post qualification experience
*Proven experience as a financial controller
*At least 3 years senior accounting experience
*Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
*Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
*Advanced excel skills including V Lookup and Pivot tables and experience is using these skills to analyse and manipulate large data sets
*Experience in implementing and controlling operational processes that provide tracking and rigidity whilst still allowing the business to operate at speed and with agility
*Experience in providing management information
*Ability to problem solve and detect problems before they arise.
*Lots of initiative.
*Ability to work closely and support the different business functions from sales to warehouse.
*An ability and experience in learning new IT systems.
*Communication skills - required for both internal and external
*People skills - experience of management, recruitment and motivation of a diverse team as well as working in close partnership with internal colleagues



If you are interested in this role and fit the relevant criteria above, please apply online today.

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