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Financial Controller

Hays Senior Finance
England, Staffordshire, Newcastle-under-Lyme
GBP65000.00 - GBP75000.00 per annum
Closing date
27 Oct 2022

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Transport and logistics
Salary band
£60,000 - £70,000, £70,000 - £80,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
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Job Details

Financial Controller Newcastle under Lyme £65,000- £75,000

Your new company

An exciting and unique opportunity has arisen for a commercially focused finance professional to join this prestigious and progressive business.

Your new role

This challenging and varied opportunity will take ownership of the operational financial management of the organisation, providing strategic support that drives profitability and business partnering with the Managing Director and other members of the Senior Management Team. Supervising a small team you will be responsible for all aspects of finance for the business

  • Business partner with the Managing Director on all aspects of the business
  • Supervision and final review of the preparation of Monthly Management Accounts preparation process
  • Investigation & explanation of account variances to Budget & expectations
  • Carrying out analysis on the numbers to understand and explain key profit drivers in each different department;
  • Supervise and manage the Finance Team to carry out their tasks effectively & efficiently;
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliations performed on a monthly basis with reconciling items fully investigated and resolved on a timely basis;
  • Manage cash flow on a daily basis with formal 13-week forecasting on a regular basis;
  • Preparation of Annual Budgets in conjunction with Managing Director;
  • Quarterly VAT reconciliations;
  • Report to the Managing Director with timely and accurate financial information
  • Working closely with the Managing Director on other ad hoc projects.
  • Supporting business planning with capex proposals & time and motion analyses.
  • Ensure KPI requirements are captured and reported as needed to manage performance and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Challenge and replace established processes and procedures where necessary.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Qualified accountant (e.g. ACA / ACCA / CIMA)
  • Several years of experience in a business environment
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to communicate with all levels of the business, from shop floor to Director level;
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • High levels of accuracy and eye for detail
  • Strong analytical and logic problem solving skills
  • Excellent Excel skills and the ability to manipulate significant amounts of data
  • Experience of managing others and working as part of a team
  • Self-motivation and commitment as well as enthusiasm in supporting new processes and change

What you'll get in return
You will get salary of £65,000- £75,000 + benefits

What you need to do now
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At Hays we invest in lifelong partnerships that empower people and businesses to succeed. With over 50 years’ success under our belts and a workforce of 10,000+ people across 32 countries, we’ve evolved to put our customers at the heart of everything we do.

From CFO to Newly Qualified, we work with talented finance professionals and match them with organisations where they can achieve a lasting impact.

So much more than specialist recruiters in accounting and finance, what really sets us apart is our knowledge through scale, deep understanding and our ability to meaningfully innovate for our customers. All our consultants have strong relationships across the industry and the support of our extensive global network. That’s why organisations of all types and sizes – from international blue chips to SMEs – trust us to find the people who can help transform their business.

So, whether you want something local or international, permanent, or interim, we have the breadth of coverage and the depth of understanding to help you find it.

We have specialist recruitment teams in the following areas:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Credit Control
  • Part-Qualified Accountant
  • Payroll
  • Public Practice Accounting
  • Public Services Accounting
  • Senior Finance – Qualified
  • Support, Ledgers & Bookkeeping
  • Tax & Treasury

You can rely on us to deliver today and help you plan for tomorrow


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