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Financial Controller

Hays Senior Finance
England, Greater Manchester, Stockport
GBP45000.00 - GBP55000.00 per annum
Closing date
24 Oct 2022

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Manufacturing and engineering
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000, £50,000 - £60,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
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Job Details

Financial Controller required for an award-winning SME based in Stockport

Your new company
Your new company are an award-winning SME based in Stockport. They're world leaders within their market place doing business in every continent. With 5+ companies within the Group registered across Europe and the US.

Your new role

In your new role you'll be responsible for the overall Financial Management and daily running of the finance function. Reporting into the he Managing Director. You will produce the monthly management accounts, bi-month sales reports and other ad-hoc reports for the Directors. You will manage the credit control / purchase ledger team to ensure all invoices are accurate and payments are made on time. You will be the point of contact for all internal and external auditors. Complete VAT returns quarterly. You will carry out all payroll duties including pensions using Sage 50. You will also be responsible for monitoring of exchange rate fluctuations to manage the risk of currency exposure with forex forward contracts.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified Accountant with experience working within a similar position as Finance lead within an owner managed SME. You will have strong leadership skills, including experience working with senior stakeholders. You will have the ability to review, update and implement existing and new internal accounting systems. You will be advanced on excel and have a passion for process improvement.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a salary between £45,000 - £55,000 depending on experience. You will join an award winning business who truly are a leader within their niche field. The role will offer real job security and you'll be given the autonomy to change the dynamic's of the finance function to benefit the wider business. You will be able bring in new systems/technology to streamline processes that will save the business time and money. You will be rewarded for your work with an annual bonus subject to business performance.

What you need to do now
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