Financial Controller

AFR Consulting
From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This expanding distribution business is seeking an experienced Financial Controller to join the senior management team and take responsibility for the finance function and support future growth. This will be a high level role, working closely with the board, providing financial support and strategic advice to the directors as the business pursues further expansion. Previous experience as a Financial Controller or Company Accountant in a growing SME business is therefore essential in this role. Your duties will include:

    Preparing the monthly management accountsProducing budgets and forecastsManaging overhead & costManaging cash flow to support growth targetsEnsuring all transactions are recorded correctlyOversee reconciliation of ledgers and bank accountsProviding financial support to other departmentsDeveloping KPI’s to drive performanceCommercial analysis of sales/margins/product mixPreparation of statutory accounts, tax and VAT returnsLiaison with external advisors, funders etc.Be available for training and coaching sessions, this may involve travelling.Liaising with customers, suppliers and Directors.Recruit and train additional accounts staff.
The ideal candidate for this Financial Controller role would be a qualified accountant with experience in a financial leadership role preferably with within the distribution or retail / wholesale space. The business has recently developed an e-commerce offering and also has a fully integrated ERP system encompassing stock, warehousing and accounts, the ability to extract and analyse data from this to make recommendations to the board would therefore be particularly appealing. This will be the most senior finance role in the business so strong interpersonal skills, the ability to make decisions and communicate at all levels will be key qualities. You will be joining a driven team based in a modern office environment and can expect a varied and challenging role. Please apply now to be considered for this Financial Controller vacancy in the Stockport area.

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