Financial Controller - ACCA/CIMA Qualified - Knaresborough

Financial Controller - ACCA/CIMA Qualified - Knaresborough

Job Title: Financial Controller - ACCA/CIMA Qualified - Knaresborough
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus scheme
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 15332_1557389795
Contact Name: Sara Clark
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 09, 2019 09:16

Job Description

A brand new role has come up for a very successful, owner managed, forward thinking and fast growing SME based in Knaresborough. The Managing Director has recently restructured the team, and as a result, is now looking to bring in an ambitious and driven Financial Controller to run the division for the business, and build a team.

The role will be number 1 in finance, and look after two business divisions, reporting directly to the Managing Director. The business are looking for a focused, driven and highly ambitious individual, who is commercially minded, and can influence and aid the business's growth plans, work very closely with the senior management team, and oversee and mentor 1 direct report initially.

The key duties of this role will include:

  • Monthly management accounts.
  • Supervision of one Accounts Assistant
  • P&L and Balance Sheet reporting, monthly journals, stock adjustments accruals and prepayments
  • Financial management reporting, budgeting, forecasting, KPI & breakeven analysis; reporting to the CFO with commentary on and recommendations
  • Create new costings
  • Full ownership of the weekly cashlow
  • Stock management
  • Daily cash flow & bank reconciliation - establishing control over expenditure levels
  • Debtors & Creditor Ledger - Responsible for credit control & new account approvals
  • Identification of cost reductions across ensuring new processes implemented & followed up by staff
  • Sales ledger cost recovery reducing overdue invoices
  • Populate weekly BAC's payments to suppliers in line with individual supplier credit terms
  • Fixed asset register management including monthly depreciations
  • Monthly VAT & PAYE returns and quarterly EU VAT returns to HMRC
  • Issue Purchase Orders; including multiple delivery dates then processed onto the purchase
  • ledger

The successful candidate will:

  • Be ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified - Essential
  • Have a minimum of 3 years management accounts experience within an SME - Essential
  • Have previous experience within a commercially focused finance role - Essential
  • Have previous experience of Sage Line 50 - Desirable
  • Have exceptional communication skills - Essential

The business can offer:

  • On site parking
  • 20% Bonus Scheme
  • Reporting directly to the MD
  • Newly created role
  • Plush offices in fantastic location
  • Company pension scheme
  • Flexible working hours