Financial Controller

10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Financial Controller required for an established retail & wholesale business based in South Cheshire. £55k

Your new company
Our client is a leader in their field, an established family business that has operated for more than 90 years and continues to enjoy year on year growth. With an evolving vision this client is continually expanding and developing their brand, ensuring further success.

Your new role
As the Financial Controller, reporting to the MD, you are the most senior within Finance. This role takes responsibility for all aspects of the finance function which includes; preparing accurate and timely monthly management accounts (UK, USA and consolidation), including reconciliation of BS and P&L to budget and commenting on differences. Preparing Annual Accounts (UK, USA ), liaising with UK and US external accountants. You will need strong budgeting and forecasting skills, and you will prepare annual budgets for both the UK and USA company. We need someone with strong cash flow management skills as you will report for UK and USA (including setting up cash collection targets and monitoring of outgoing payments) and staff management experience, you will manage a team of 7 including two that are working towards AAT.

What you'll need to succeed
We need a qualified (ACCA/ACA/ACMA) accountant who has proven experience in a commercial organisation, preferably an SME. You need to be a problem solver and confident covering all aspects within a small finance team, team management and leadership skills are essential along with the ability to support and mentor staff and confidently report to senior stakeholders.

What you'll get in return
A competitive salary is on offer along with the opportunity to further develop in a commercial business that continues to grow and succeed. Easily commutable from Stoke & Crewe

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