Financial Controller

Location East Kilbride
Discipline: Finance, Commercial
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + +Hybrid + Benefits
Contact name: Matthew Ager

Job ref: 11092
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

EAST KILBRIDE, GLASGOW / INITIALLY 1 DAY PW FROM HOME

£60,000 to £65,000 + BENEFITS

THE COMPANY:

We're proud to be partnering with a fast-growing SME that is looking to appoint a Financial Controller as the current post holder is due to be promoted into a strategic acquisition's role within the business.

As Financial Controller/Finance Manager, you'll be responsible for leading a small team of 4 which a mix of finance and non-finance professionals. The Financial Controller/Finance Manager will report to the Managing Director and take full responsibility for the finance function include strategic and operational tasks.

This is a great opportunity to join a truly forward-thinking company where you'll be able to play an instrumental role and continue to grow with the company.

THE FINANCIAL CONTROLLER / FINANCE MANAGER ROLE:

  • As Financial Controller / Finance Manager, you'll be reporting to the Managing Director and taking full responsibility for the finance function.
  • Managing a small team of finance and non-finance professionals
  • Responsible for effective management of cashflow including providing flash reports to the MD.
  • Overseeing the Purchase Ledger and Sales Ledger to ensure invoices are processed, and where required, providing assistance.
  • Preparing Monthly Management accounts including commentary and insights
  • Responsible for quarterly forecasting and budgeting, and short and long-term business planning, including due diligence on strategic growth.
  • Analysing current and completed projects to identify profitability.
  • Ensuring that WIP is calculated correctly in month end accounts.
  • Managing the Year End process and working closely with the external auditors
  • Reviewing and implementing key financial controls to reduce risk.
  • Responsible for VAT Returns, Payroll and statutory submissions for companies house and HMRC
  • Managing and negotiating finance leases
  • Reviewing and implementing systems / processes

THE PERSON:

  • Must be ACCA, CIMA or ACA Qualified
  • Current experience as a Finance Manager, Financial Controller or similar, such as; Head of Finance, ideally with experience within an SME.
  • Must have experience of Monthly Management Accounts, Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Experience of working with Xero would be an advantage, but this is not essential providing you're able to pick up new systems quickly.
  • Solid skills with MS Excel to an Intermediate/Advanced Level
  • Any experience of Project Accounting/WIP and CIS would be an advantage.

TO APPLY:

Please send your CV for the Finance Manager / Financial Controller role via the advert for immediate consideration.

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