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Financial Controller

Employer
Hays Senior Finance
Location
Hereford, England, Herefordshire
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
9 Feb 2023

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Sector
Manufacturing and engineering
Salary band
£60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home
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Job Details

My client is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions for almost every industry on the planet. They work closely with leading industry brands to accelerate their performance, drive their business forward-and along the way, shape the industry and progress that will benefit humankind in the exciting years ahead.

In connection with an exciting period of change and growth of the business we are looking for candidates for the position of Financial Controller

About the Job

You will be accountable for the accounting operations of the company, this will include the production of periodic financial reports, development and maintenance of a strong system of accounting records, comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/P and GL, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Manage and comply with Government, and HMRC filing and reporting requirements


About the Ideal Candidate Experience

  • Extensive combined accounting and finance experience
  • Experience at Controller level preferred
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) qualified or equivalent
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process


Competencies

  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
  • Have a focus on value creation
  • Strong organizational and management skills
  • Detail-oriented, ability to multi-task and prioritise tasks with strict deadlines.
  • Demonstrate personal time management skills.


What do we offer?

You will get the chance to accelerate performance with environmentally positive solutions, as well as growing and improving yourself and the communities you are part of. You can expect a career path focused on growth and a competitive salary package.


What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Company

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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