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Financial Controller

Hays Senior Finance
England, Kent
GBP60000.0 - GBP80000.0 per annum + Per Annum
Closing date
12 Dec 2023

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Your new company
Reporting to the owners of this fast-growing SME Business based in North Kent. Ultimately, taking on the full responsibility of the day-to-day operations of the finance department. Responsible for closing month end/year-end, producing management accounts, maintaining purchase and sales ledger, credit control, weekly cash planning, P& L/Balance Sheet/Cash Flow forecast, financial planning, ensuring regulatory compliance, and any other ad-hoc duties that are required in the finance department

Your new role

  • Complete month-end and produce management accounts and issue to the board/founders with commentary monthly.
  • Managing accounting systems and all process/system changes.
  • Support owners and company secretaries in budgeting, forecasting and cash planning.
  • Manage year-end accounts and annual audit, liaising with appointed auditors
  • Manage accounts payable and receivable, ensuring all transactions are accurately processed in a timely manner.
  • Complete and submit VAT returns and other ad hoc tasks.
  • Bank Reconciliations and weekly cash planning.
  • Manage all banking facilities and relationships.
  • Liaise with budget owners at the end of each period and support cost control.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Hold a professional accounting qualification (e.g CIMA, ACCA, ACA)
  • Detailed knowledge of Excel, and general computer literacy
  • Be used to operating in a business with restricted working capital, where cashflow is paramount to business risks and all decision-making.
  • Knowledge and experience of Accounting systems including implementations
  • Experience of working as a number 1 in finance role

What you'll get in return
The Financial Controller is paying £60-80,000 DOE + bonus and other great benefits

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, you can reach me on or 01622 235682
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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