Financial Controller

Elevation Recruitment Group
Chesterfield, UK
17 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Elevation Recruitment Group are pleased to be working on an exclusive basis for a well-established manufacturing business in Chesterfield with a turnover of approximately £11 Million. They are keen to bring in an experienced Qualified Management Accountant with 1 - 2 years post qualified experience to come into the business, manage the finance function and help drive the business forward.

Reporting directly into the Finance Director you will oversee a team of 2 accounts staff and will be responsible for running the day to day financials and providing MI to aid strategic business decision-making.

Duties & Responsibilities will include:

- Full production of Monthly Management Accounts for the business
- Producing any variance analysis and any related commentary
- Balance Sheet Reconciliation's
- Managing all aspects of transactional finance
- Driving financial process improvements
- Day to day management of 2 accounting staff
- Budgeting and forecasting
- Acting as a member of the business management team
- Working closely with all the various departments within the company providing financial information to support decision making
- Implementing tight controls and auditing procedures ensuring that the business is on top of its costs and that any variances from budget are challenged
- Producing financial statements and supervising year-end audit
- Administration of payroll including the introduction or company pension scheme and other employee benefits
- Tax Relief claim for company Research & Development Expenditure
- Cash flow forecasting
- Administration of Invoice Financing Function
- Maintaining Fixed Asset register
- Identification of cost improvement initiatives
- Continuous improvement across the department

To be considered for this role you MUST have the following:

- CIMA, ACCA OR ACA qualification
- 2+ years experience working up to Management Accounts level
- Previous experience within the manufacturing sector would be highly advantageous
- Strong leader of people
- Strong IT skills including Excel
- Good problem solving and decision-making skills

If you meet the criteria for this role, and are interested in being put forward please do not hesitate to apply or contact me to discuss.

Elevation Accountancy & Finance focuses on the recruitment of talented Accountancy and Finance professionals across all levels, from entry level trainees through to post qualified accountants.

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