Financial Controller / Director

Bradford, UK
07 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Controller / Director - Bradford, West Yorkshire

Salary and benefits
  • Salary of c. £50,000 per annum
  • 23 days holiday (and Bank Holidays)
  • Participation in Company Profit Share Scheme

About Us

Crowned Yorkshire's Fastest Growing medium sized business 2012, during the last decade, the company has become a leading provider of IT solutions, products and services across the UK. As a complete solutions provider we have top level accreditations from the major tier 1 vendors and provide top quality accredited installation and support teams, with strong partner relationships with Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, Cisco, IBM, Dell, and many more.

Due to retirement of the current role holder, we now have an exciting opportunity for a commercially-minded Financial Controller to join our successful and growing team in Bradford to lead our finance operations as an appointed Director of the business.

The role of the Financial Controller / Director

Reporting to the Managing Director, you will manage the accounting operations of the company, through leading the finance team and heading up day to day activities to ensure all accounting allocations are appropriately made and documented, cash management, payroll and bank reconciliation functions are performed and overseeing sales and purchase ledger, credit control and general office management.

You will maintain all accounting records including the production of periodic financial reports and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results are fully compliant.

Key responsibilities

Finance Operations
  • Manage all company accounting systems (Sage 200); purchase, sales, nominal ledger, cash book, payroll and expenses
  • Manage sales commission payments through Order Processing systems
  • Implement and oversee controls in all areas of purchase ledger and credit control
  • Supplier/stock financial management; Internet purchasing and supplier rebate reconciliation
  • Approve credit limits for new customers and revisions for existing customers as required
  • Complete bank reconciliations, dealing with international currency conversions
  • Ensure cash, revenue and stock management processes are clearly followed with all reconciliation processes aligned

Accounting and Reporting
  • Accounting of overheads and internal purchasing
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported
  • Produce month and year end results, management accounts and financial reports
  • Develop budgets and financial plans for the company in conjunction with the MD
  • Review and analyse financial plans to proactively manage risk
  • Process all regulated payments and statistical returns and collaborate with audit partner to ensure proper compliance with all regulations

Person specification
  • Fully Qualified Accountant. ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent
  • Operational experience of purchase and sales ledgers, cashbook and Sage payroll
  • Experience of finance monitoring and control as well as budgetary and year-end disciplines
  • Experienced in working with computerised accounting systems and the ability to develop robust data analysis and financial reporting to meet the needs of the business
  • Significant experience in preparing UK statutory accounts
  • Advanced MS Excel, modelling and financial presentation skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of all statutory financial regulations and processing applications
  • A "hands on" approach with the ability to manage and provide leadership to a diverse team
  • Meticulous attention to detail and an investigative nature
  • Strong focus on controls and processes
  • Problem-solving skills and initiative
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise
  • The capacity to make quick but rational decisions

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment or is disadvantaged on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race.

This job was originally posted as

Similar jobs

Similar jobs