Financial Controller (Bath)

Accountancy Focus
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client an SME business based in Bath, Somerset, is urgently seeking to recruit an experience Qualified or QBE accountant for a contract to permanent role.

The role:

To act as a Finance Manager which involves finalising, reviewing and reporting through to the organisational running cost budget holders their monthly results along with providing the appropriate support/advice to those budget holders.

The role requires management experience as they will be managing two people and extensive financial technical experience in managing and producing the appropriate management accounts reports. This post will report through to the financial controller.

Key Accountabilities:

Management of the organisational running cost management accounts ensuring they are produced on a timely basis and accurately.

Provide support to the General Manager from a commercial stand point in relation to the finances.

Managing the finance systems ensuring any changes to the current system are updated efficiently and effectively and any issues are resolved in a timely basis.

Managing the cash management processes and reporting ensuring the forecasts are accurate and produced on a timely basis with any variances explained in detail.

Managing the BACS process ensuring payment runs are made each week and suppliers are paid promptly.

In all of the above areas a full review of our current processes is to be conducted and identification of any process improvements which are to be reported.

Task management of three staff.

Role Requirements:

The incumbent must be a qualified accountant (ACCA/CIMA/ACA) or QBE

The incumbent has had experience as a finance manager, managing and producing the management accounts of an SME business.

The incumbent has had at least one year’s experience of staff management where they have been managing a team.

Excellent management skills to resolve technical/controversial issues with stakeholders.

An ability to influence others and develop good working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

An ability to work without direction where necessary.

Good attention to detail and high level of accuracy.

A team player with excellent interpersonal skills.

Very effective organisational and written communication skills.

Demonstrate a strong work ethic.

Be honest, trustworthy, flexible, respectful and possess cultural awareness and sensitivity.