Financial Controller

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Milton Keynes
09 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Online wholesale distribution business

Your new company
An established international business, operating in the B2B retail supply chain space.

Your new role

  • Overall control of the company's accounting function
  • Financial forecasting & planning and related ongoing advice for the MD
  • Formulating Quarterly and annual financial targets (Forecast) and Budgets
  • Overall control of all financial transactions and accountancy matters, including audit systems
  • Corporate finance: managing company policies regarding capital requirements, debt, taxation, equity and acquisitions, as appropriate
  • Ensuring that the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met regarding all the company's financial affairs
  • Management of all expenditures to present to MD for sign off
  • Control and review of all client and supplier contracts
  • Monthly Management Accounts & Cash Flow
  • Coordination with Banks for bank limits and banking related work.
  • To manage various risk i.e. Commercial & Credit insurance, forex risk etc.
  • Inventory management including inventory reports

Annual Accounts & returns:

  • Preparing Quarterly & annual accounts
  • VAT returns
  • Year-end reporting to HMRC
  • Submission to Companies House


  • Liaise with and manage Internal Auditors and Statutory Auditors for various company audits


  • Follow up with all suppliers on delivery dates and times, manage and coordinate deliveries to our warehouse
  • Manage all deliveries with warehouse manager, keep detailed warehouse inventory stock
  • Review shipping documents (inbound & outbound) and ensure all documentation up to date.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Degree level education
  • Part Qualified/Finalist/Qualified Accountant or qualified by experience 5 to 7 years

Previous Experience and Knowledge:

  • Preferred similar experience within Online retail industry
  • Experience in Costing, overheads control, Stock management
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate, IT Savvy
  • Knowledge of Sage is a must
  • Knowledge of SAP is added advantage

What you'll get in return
A competitive salary and benefits

What you need to do now
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