Financial Controller

Mature Accountants ltd
20 Mar 2017
19 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

My client based in Tonbridge Kent was formed in 1988 and today operates as one of the UK’s leading sign organisations providing services to a number of blue chip clients in various market sectors.

They are now looking to appoint an experienced Financial Controller who will work closely with the MD and mentor the current Financial Controller and team who manage the day to day operations and processes. The Company has recently become part of a larger Group and needs to become more Corporate in its Reporting.

This is a part time role of 2 days a week

Primary responsibilities

  • Preparation of the monthly MI and reporting pack including variance analysis and KPIs.

  • Working capital management.

  • Working with the commercial team, you will assist with commercial matters such as pricing, cost negotiation and project management.

  • Development of the financial reporting systems and internal control procedures.

  • Strategies to improve gross margin opportunities and cost reduction measures.

  • Preparation of annual financial reports.

  • Beyond the financial function, there is an opportunity to further develop the company's IT requirements as well as dealing with more general management and administrative matters including Health and Safety.

Candidate Profile and range of experience

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)

  • At least 5 years at FC level in a similar business

  • Relevant experience in Manufacturing and / or Engineering

  • Good accounting software experience would be useful

  • Inventory management and distribution

  • Hands on and prepared to roll your sleeves up.

  • Proven track record of performance reporting and producing management and statutory financial statements.

  • Advanced Excel user and proficient in other MS Office products.

  • Proactive and self-motivated with excellent system skills.