Financial Controller

Candidate Source
08 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A successful and growing company in the retail food industry is looking for a Financial Controller based in Buckinghamshire to take overall responsibility for the running of their multi-site business. This is a very exciting opportunity to work in a key position within this fast paced and expanding company, with entrepreneurial leadership at its helm. There is room to grow as the company expands.

You will be reporting directly to the CEO and be hands-on and take on full ownership for the finances of the business, which include the current sites, however as the company has carefully thought out growth plans, you will also be expected to adopt and integrate new sites as they open. You will have a bookkeeper reporting to you.

With some support, the Financial Controller role will involve weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reporting, as well as a variety of ad-hoc duties. Some of these include:

- Cash reconciliation across the sites.
- Review of site cash up sheets.
- Weekly extras / petty cash / comps report and trading report update.
- Weekly cash flow report update.
- Approval of payroll reports for each site and dealing with any payroll issues.
- Approval of pension payments and dealing with any pension issues.
- Tax report update.
- Processing of monthly invoices.
- Update of monthly management accounts for each site.
- Check supplier payments against reports and margin management.
- VAT return for all companies.

To be a successful Financial Controller you will have the following skills and experience:

- Excellent relationship building skills, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified or equivalent.
- Experience in financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting.
- Process driven.
- A problem solver.
- Excellent skills in financial management software, Xero is an advantage.

In return, the Controller will receive a salary of £60,000 - £70,000 per annum.

The first stage of the application process is to apply online.

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