Financial Controller

Recruiter
Root2 Recruitment Ltd
Location
Grimsby
Posted
16 Jan 2019
Closes
31 Jan 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Financial Controller
Grimsby
£ up to £40K, DOE
MJ Services specialise in Sales andService to commercial laundry and catering equipment with over250 years' experience. Working alongside all industry leading manufacturers we can advise and Support on a wide range of equipment all installed and maintained by our own engineers. We operate on a national basis throughout the United Kingdom and have fully trained Gas Safe Registered engineers who are able to install, repair and maintain a wide range of equipment across various sectors. We provide bespoke solutions across all sectors and identify a fast, courteous and prompt service when problems occur. With an experienced project management team we provide full turn key projects from start to finish working on your behalf along the way to completion.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Financial Controller / Finance Manager to join a rapidly expanding company in Grimsby who specialise in the provision of sales and service to the UK Healthcare and Hospitality Industry. This is a great opportunity to be an integral part of the management team, reporting directly to the MD, of this prestigious organisation. The Financial Controller will be responsible for managing and delivering the financial control and accounting of the business. You will prepare monthly management accounts, review budgets and daily cash management, including invoicing, along with monitoring and reporting systems, whilst developing strategic business plans for long-term success of the business. The successful Financial Controller, of this newly created position, will also be responsible for credit control and debt management. This is a great opportunity for a Company Accountant to join the company at a time of sustainable growth with the expectation of achieving a turnover this year of £3.5M. You will have a passion for implementing systems and the ability to drive this successful business to the next level. If you are looking for your next challenge this could be a very rewarding role, the successful Financial Controller will have the potential to grow into the role of Financial Director.
Key responsibilities - Financial Controller:
- Hands on responsibility for all accounting activities such as invoicing and credit control
- Control of cash management including cash flow projection, daily cash flow and credit control activities
- Preparing, examining and analysing financial reports and data
- Involvement in the management of the business, contributing and offering advice and guidance
- Preparation of monthly management accounts
- Responsible for balancing and reporting, ensuring month end reporting is correct and improving underlying recording of Company transactions
- Costings analysis including the production of annual budgets and forecasts as required. Monitoring of performance against those targets.
- Implementing and reviewing internal financial controls and reporting procedures to ensure compliance
Personal specification - Financial Controller:
- ACCA / CIMA / ACA or qualified by experience
- Strong IT Skills including high level Excel experience
- Experience at senior level in a similar role
- In-depth management accounting experience
- Commercial and business awareness
- Excellent communication and presentation skills
- An analytical approach to work
- High numeracy and sound technical skills
- Problem-solving skills and initiative
- Negotiation skills and the ability to influence others
- Strong attention to detail and an investigative nature
- Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise
- The ability to work as part of a team and to build strong working relationships
- The capacity to make quick but rational decisions
- The potential to lead and motivate others
If you are currently working as a Company Accountant, Financial Controller, Finance Manager or a Finance Officer this may be a great career move for you

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