Financial Controller

Recruiter
TQR Consultancy Ltd
Location
Bodmin
Posted
09 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are searching for full time Financial Controller to join a rapidly expanding business in Bodmin. You will be responsible for providing a pro-active management accounting service to both Directors and Managers, maintaining accurate financial accounts and exercising diligent financial control over the whole business.
You will be responsible for the preparation of; budgets, forecasts, management accounts and variance analysis as well as provision of financial analysis and input to support the overall development of the business. You will be overseeing the financial management of the business, providing financial advice and expertise to both Managers & Directors.
Management Accounting
* Provide management accounting services
* Oversee production of period management accounts and statistics within 15 working days of the period end
* Provide a concise commentary on the management accounts within 15 working days of the period end
* Perform financial appraisal of project and capital expenditure proposals and subsequently monitor the outcomes
* Review performance against agreed financial objectives, plans and budgets
* Assist with and control costing within the business
* Prepare financial forecasts
Financial Accounting
* Monitor and advise the Directors on the financial position of the company and the financial implications of decisions to be made
* Undertake the day-to-day financial management
* Prepare the annual financial statements in line with current legislation and best practice
* Prepare Audit file and work with Auditors to provide signed accounts within 5 months of the year end
* Liaise with auditors and other relevant professional advisors
Financial Control
* Cost Centre optimisation and reporting
* Departmental reporting and P&L
* Oversee and be responsible for the financial systems in the business, including stock control
* Ensure that up to date accounting systems are in place to record all income and expenditure accurately and in a timely fashion
* Maintain sound security protocols, including appropriate separation of duties, internal auditing, spot checks and accountability definitions, to ensure that key risk of loss, error and fraud are well controlled
Sales / Purchase Ledger
* Manage the effective control of sales/purchasing and receiving procedures
* Supervise the accurate and timely posting of all sales/purchase transactions to ledger
* Ensure that all suppliers are paid correctly and on time and credit controls are in place
Payroll
* Ensure all employees are paid correctly and on time
* Comply with relevant statutory requirement without incurring penalty
The post holder should be a Qualified Accountant (ACCA / CIMA / ACA), have expertise in management accounting, financial performance reporting and financial control and have strong Excel (including pivot tables and complex formulae essential) and SAGE skills. You should have strong communications skills and be a self motivated, self starter who will work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
You should also be able to prioritise your workload in a dynamic and constantly changing environment and be receptive to and embrace change. You should also have strong analytical skills, with the ability to identify relevant information and evaluate the issues to make sound decisions. Having previous experience of dealing with clinical safety would also be highly advantageous!
If you have the relevant skills and are looking for a new challenge, then please submit an up to date CV by using the ‘apply’ button below. For an informal chat, please phone (phone number removed) and ask for Rachel V, many thanks for your interest

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