Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type:
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Salary: £30,000 - £38,000
Contact Name: Kate Goodman
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Job description:

Vanilla Recruitment

Joining an exciting and dynamic project-based business, the successful applicant will demonstrate a passion and drive for working with colleagues at all levels to ensure the success of this SME organisation. In this standalone accounting role, you will be involved in producing accurate financial and management accounts as well as completing the day to day accounting processes for the business.


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Management of the transactional finance function
  • Production of monthly management accounts including profit & loss and balance sheet with supporting variance analysis
  • Preparation of budgets and monthly forecasting and reconciliation of company overheads
  • Multi-currency accounting
  • Producing cashflow forecasts
  • Coordinating the preparation of statutory accounts for external accountants and liaising with auditors where required
  • VAT returns
  • Proactively improving internal processes and ensuring strong financial control exists around the recording and reporting of all sales, costs, commitments and accruals and WIP
  • Completion of statutory returns
  • Collation of payroll for outsourced payroll company
  • Responsible for company HR working with external HR provider including onboard, company handbook, contracts


Skills and experience required:

  • CIMA, ACCA or ACA or QBE
  • At least 5 years’ experience of working within a similar role for an SME organisation
  • Ability to successfully adapt to changing demands and conditions within an environment of change
  • Confident in challenging and influencing both Finance and non-Finance stakeholders
  • Demonstrates an extensive knowledge of VAT
  • Takes a collaborative approach
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, working with positivity, charisma and a tireless drive for results


Hours of work:

  • Monday to Friday, 37.5 per week (full-time OR part-time 3-5 days per week)


Salary and benefits:

  • £30,000 – £38,000 FTE – 37.5 hours
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Individual health care
  • Statutory pension
  • Laptop and phone

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