Financial Controller

Sewell Wallis Ltd
18 Dec 2018
27 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Sewell Wallis are working on an excellent opportunity for a Financial Controller to join a PE backed business based near Worksop current turnover is 35m with significant plans to grow over the next couple of years.

This would suit a bright, driven and ambitious individual who is a second mover in industry now looking to develop their skills and progress in their career.

The successful individual will report to the CFO with close interaction with the senior management team.

This role goes beyond month end responsibilities and will include interesting opportunities to get involved with projects and value-adding commercial tasks in different areas of the business.


* Full responsibility of a day to day running of the finance function.
* Ensure all legal and statutory compliance on timely manner.
* Excellent understanding and previous experience of product costing, bill of materials and maintenance of master data on the ERP system.
* Responsible for the preparation of management accounts for the trading and other group companies by working day 4 including financial and non-financial kpis.
* Explain variances in the monthly management accounts and responsible for delivering the management information pack for CFO review.
* Completion of balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis for CFO review.
* Full responsibility of managing the auditors for all group companies including preparing draft annual accounts.
* Ensure reporting to external agencies is accurate and timely for example VAT, PAYE and NI, Pensions, insurance broker, corporation tax and statistical information.
* Prepare VAT return and timely submission.
* Ensure improvements in working capital management through weekly review of aged debt profile and be prepared to speak to customers to respond to any queries and reduced overdue debts.
* Working with suppliers on any warranty issues and resolve them swiftly.
* Working closely with the CFO in the preparation of annual budgets, forecasts and 3-year plan.
* Preparation of cash flow and other forecasts as necessary.
* Ensure payroll data is sent promptly to facilitate external company can accurately prepare the payroll each month.
* Work with the CFO to complete SOP [standard operating process] and implement robust internal controls across the business.
* Preparation of 13-week cashflow forecasts.
* Closely review and report capex spend on a monthly basis.
* Work with CFO on new projects including M&A opportunities.
* Supporting any ad-hoc requests from the board.

Profile of Candidate:-

* Qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent.
* Excellent attention to detail.
* Excellent communication skills.
* Strong analytical skills.
* Practice background and the last few years within industry.
* Competent user - MS Word, MS Excel [intermediate to advanced], MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook.
* Quick learner and a good understanding of ERP system. Knowledge of Kerridge One office would be advantageous.

Please contact Gaynor Bailey for more information.

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. As part of our recruitment process, we will retain your CV for a period of one year to enable us to consider you for future roles. After this period your CV will be deleted

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