Trainee Financial Controller (Accounting Technician)

Brownlow Furniture
Up to £19,000
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Trainee Financial Controller (Accounting Technician)

Would you love the opportunity to put your accounting studies to great use, and kick start your career within a growing and highly reputable manufacturing business? If you're keen to learn, self-motivated and open to new challenges, don't miss this opportunity to join the passionate and friendly team at Cheshire based business Brownlow Furniture, where you will be given the tools you need to develop your skills and progress your career.

Who will I be working with?

Established for over 15 years, Brownlow Furniture has gained an enviable reputation for the design, production and installation of high quality bespoke and handcrafted furniture and interiors. With the finest craftsmanship supported by elegant yet functional design. Working within the offices of the impressive showroom and workshop located in an idyllic setting in rural Cheshire, you'll be part of a passionate team who pride themselves on their friendly and relaxed but professional approach.

So, what will the role of Trainee Financial Controller entail?

Reporting to and working closely with the Managing Director, as the Trainee Financial Controller you'll be trained and supported to develop your knowledge and skills, enabling you to progress and take sole responsibility for the business finances. Your duties will include although not be limited to:

- Conducting a daily update of the accounting system and cash flow model
- Matching supplier invoices to purchase orders and ensuring payment to suppliers against agreed terms
- Producing customer and supplier statements
- Raising sales invoices
- Chasing outstanding payments by phone and in writing
- Ensuring sales ledger is up to date with payments received
- Reconciling accounts on a weekly basis
- Producing pay slips, and managing personnel expenses and pension contributions
- Producing monthly management reports with manufacturing cost analysis (Projects Completed, WIP, Stock etc.)
- Conducting stock evaluation with support from key personnel
- Liaising with the external accountancy partner for VAT and year end accounts
- Analysing profitability per project using existing systems

What will I need to be considered for this Trainee Financial Controller vacancy?

- Either completed or studying AAT
- Driven and determined to succeed and develop within an accounting career
- Good knowledge of computerised accounting systems
- Good analytical skills, with knowledge to review a P&L and Balance Sheet
- Superb communication skills, with the ability to develop good working relationships both internally and externally
- IT literacy with strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel
- High level of attention to detail
- Highly organised and diligent, with a flexible and systematic approach to work

What will I receive in return?

You'll be joining a friendly, relaxed and professional team, where your studies if current will be supported, and your efforts noticed and rewarded. Brownlow will offer you every opportunity to develop your skills and progress your career within the growing company.

Salary: £16,000 - £19,000, level dependent on experience and qualifications

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm

Location: Great Barrow (Near Chester, Cheshire)

Contract Type: Permanent

This Trainee Financial Controller vacancy is advertised by JVP Jobs on behalf of the employer Brownlow Furniture. At JVP Jobs we believe in providing complete transparency for you the job seeker to help you make informed decisions. By applying for this role you are submitting your CV directly to our above named client. Please note that we DO NOT operate as a recruitment agency, all applications will be reviewed directly by the employer Brownlow Furniture, and should they wish to progress your application further they will be in contact with you.

Brownlow Furniture requests for no recruitment agency contact please.

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