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Financial Controller | £70-80K Shares/LTIP

Nick Buick Associates
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15 Sep 2021

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Financial Controller | Chelmsford, Essex | £70-80K + Shares/LTIP

£60m consumer company based in Chelmsford is seeking to hire a Financial Controller with previous experience of consumer markets.

Due to growth, the finance team is expanding and seeking to hire a capable financial controller with aspirations of becoming a finance director in the future. The role looks after key areas of Management Reporting, Financial Control, Finance Operations, External reporting/Compliance and Systems.

The primary objective of the role is to work closely with the CFO to strengthen the month end process and reporting within a robust financial control environment, whilst ensuring all external reporting and compliance is met. This is a global role overseeing UK and International operations, and for the right individual the opportunity to create and grow with the business.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Full ownership of the close process for the group ensuring the month is closed in a timely manner
  • Production of the Management Accounts Pack with variance analysis explaining key movements
  • Preparation of multi-currency consolidation of the group P&L and Balance sheet
  • Implementation and continuous improvement of the management accounts pack to support the business growth and complexity
  • Overseeing a team of 6 staff
  • Implementing and improving month end processes and reconciliations
  • Implementing a robust financial control environment across the group
  • Strong balance sheet control ensuring all account and reconciled and reviewed monthly
  • Implementing and reconciling stock across the group monthly working with operational teams to ensure the right processes and controls are in place
  • Overseeing credit control and payables processes implementing key KPIs
  • Management of 12-week cash flow Preparation and submission of UK year end statutory accounts
  • Working with our accountants for submission of year end corporation tax returns
  • Full ownership of the group finance platform ensuring the right controls are in place and all functionalities being utilised

Your Background
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with relevant PQE
  • High accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong people management and leadership skills
  • Excellent commercial skills, with aptitude to step up to FD
  • Pride in quality of work
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