Financial Controller

Howett Thorpe Recruitment Consultants Ltd
Farnham, UK
31 May 2019
20 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A fabulous opportunity for a qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA) to join an award-winning SME business with a well-recognised brand in their industry. This client has experience double digit growth over the past few years and as such are now looking for someone to come in as a Financial Controller to undertake both operational and strategic elements within the finance function.

Financial Controller - About The Role
Award winning brand business in Farnham are looking to appoint a Financial Controller reporting directly in to the MD. You will form part of the Senior Management Team and assume responsibility for the day to day running for the Finance and Accounts function, delivery of the financial strategy and providing insightful input to support the commercial strategy for this business. You will be someone that is happy to input in to the more strategic elements of this business but also to be operational with the finance and accounts function.
As the Financial Controller you will be a qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA or CIMA) and be happy working either 3.5 or 4 days per week. You will have experience of working within an SME and entrepreneurial environment whilst managing a small team. You will be able to demonstrate experience of working within a commercial capacity with a strong business acumen. Ideally you will have worked within the distribution, manufacturing of FMCG industry.

Your daily responsibilities will incorporate the following:
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts, analysing and explaining unexpected variances against budget and prior year, incorporating Board meeting preparation
  • Cashflow forecasting:
  1. Preparation of year end audit file and follow through to sign off-off statutory accounts
  2. Ensure all HMRC legislation followed and appropriate documentation prepared - including VAT, EC Sales list, P11D, HMRC statistical questionnaires etc.

Financial Controller - Benefits
  • Auto-enrolment Pension
  • 28 days holiday (including public holidays)
  • Bonus scheme
  • Car-parking on site

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.
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