Part Time Financial Controller (Flexible 20 -25 hours a week)

West Yorkshire, England, Halifax
GBP40000.00 - GBP50000.00 per annum
17 Jun 2022
15 Jul 2022
Alexandra Elliott
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
Part Time

Exciting part-time FC opportunity with a growing SME company

Your new company

A growing SME business that has plans to double that revenue over the next few years. Situated in Halifax at the centre of the M62 corridor, they have easy access to service their customers. Our client specialises in design and manufactures for the construction trade.

Your new role

This is an exciting time to join this business. Due to a management buyout, they are now looking for a Financial Controller to head up their team. The role will report directly to the Managing Director and be responsible for the day-to-day management of a small finance team. You will be responsible for all the management accounts and financial and MI reporting requirements. Maintaining and improving financial controls, improving the speed and accuracy of internal and external reporting and the delivery of annual budgeting and periodic forecasting requirements.

Primarily responsible for providing accurate and timely company records by managing the accounting function.

Duties include owning the financial close process and producing financial statements and reports to guide decision-making.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Manage a team of 3 who look after sales and purchase ledger, credit control, cashbook and cash forecasting and payroll administration
  • Preparation and analysis of the monthly management accounts and MI reports
  • Completion of regular reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts
  • Ensure compliance with relevant tax, accounting and external reporting requirements
  • Ensure relevant returns (VAT, PAYE etc) are submitted accurately and on time
  • Oversee Payroll preparation for the outsourced company
  • Co-ordinating with external accountants for annual financial statements and Corporation Tax returns.
  • Oversee effective management of working capital.
  • Providing analysis and strategic insight to senior management on a pro-active and as required basis.
  • Responsible for the financial control of day-to-day operations and managing your team's day to day activities.
  • Oversee credit function and make decisions concerning credit limits, acceptable levels of risk, terms of payment and enforcement actions with customers
  • Analysing financial data.
  • Monitoring internal controls.
  • Managing financial transactions.
  • Manage the accurate reporting and forecasting of project revenue, costs and margins
  • Preparation of annual budget, cashflow and periodic forecasts
  • Production of year-end accounts and managing the annual audit
  • Streamlining accounting functions and operations

What you'll need to succeed

  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) QBE will be considered if you have experience of working in a similar role.
  • Detailed and highly developed analytical skills with the ability to process and summarise high volumes of numerical data.
  • Strong IT and Excel skills.
  • Experience within a manufacturing background would be an advantage
  • Experience working in an SME business essential
  • Experience of managing a small finance team

What you'll get in return

If you are looking for the opportunity to join a successful, consistently growing SME business where you can add value and contribute to its success and you also enjoy working with a team of friendly, easy going individuals then this will definitely be the role for you. This company is offering flexible working & the option to work from home 1 day a week (post-probation).

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