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Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
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Salary: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3756548_1579520624
Contact Name: Tony Lucas
Contact Email: daxtra.uk@hays.com
Job Published: January 20, 2020 11:43

Job Description

An interim FC role for a growing SME in the storage and logistics sector in Manchester.

Your new company
An innovative and rapidly growing SME in the storage and logistics sector.

Your new role
You will provide cover for the FC role and report to the CEO and part time CFO. The role will include: Ownership of all accounting records and responsibility for all aspects of financial reporting. Build out of a regular reporting framework including the production of monthly management accounts pack along with performance commentary. Continual review and challenge of the accounting and management Information systems. Identification of areas where further automation can be implemented to improve processes and their efficiency. Ongoing review & implementation of new financial controls as appropriate. Statutory reporting, including year-end accounts and quarterly VAT returns. Review Corporation Tax returns. Cash management including short and long term cash forecasting, operation of the accounts payable and accounts receivable functions. Ownership of marketing spend tracking and analysis. Liaise with suppliers to make general purchases, negotiate prices and payment terms, and understand their terms and legal agreements. Working closely with the Operations team to provide insightful analysis on key costs, alternate supplier options and priorities for minimising spend. Ownership of the budgeting/forecasting process, ensuring budget variances are understood. Liaison with the company's external advisors including accountants, lawyers and company secretarial. Ownership of the payroll process, employee HR records and employee on-boarding.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a fully qualified accountant, with experience of a very broad & hands on FM / FC role in an SME.

What you'll get in return
An varied and rewarding role in a rapidly expanding business for at least three months.

What you need to do now
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