Financial Controller

  • Location

    Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing & Engineering

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

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  • Client:

    Hays Senior Finance

Hays Senior Finance are currently supporting an established and profitable capital equipment manufacturer based in Tewkesbury. Their customers include the likes of Rolls Royce, Goodrich, JCB, Perkins, Triumph, Renishaw, SKF, Borg Warner and JLR, and a substantial proportion of their production is exported.

The role

You will be number one in Finance reporting directly into the Manging Director interacting across the business within a flat management structure. You will be responsible for all financial processes and systems managing one member of staff.

Key Activities Management accounting

  • Monitor WIP and stock levels, including arranging weekly cycle counting of raw materials.
  • Prepare monthly accounts
  • Prepare cashflow forecasts
  • Prepare annual budget, and long term (three year) plan.
  • Process weekly chemical Bill of Material transactions.

Financial accounting

  • Manage year end stock take
  • Prepare financial accounts
  • Liaise with auditor

General accounting

  • Manage bank accounts and reconciliations
  • Administer high value sales (machine orders only)
  • Credit control
  • Administer payroll, including credit cards and expenses.
  • Prepare VAT returns
  • Oversee operation of purchase ledger, including weekly payments.
  • Process pension scheme uploads, joiners etc.
  • Manage Sage 200 system and liaise with Sage consultants
  • Ad hoc analysis of performance
  • Oversee insurance renewals
  • Oversee facilities / premises contracts
  • Export documentation, eg reviewing LCs. Post Brexit related paperwork.
  • Point of contact for external IT support
  • Prepare contracts of employment and maintain HR records.

Required competences / experience

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Experience of broad ranging financial roles in SMEs
  • Experience of Sage, ideally 200
  • Competence with MS Office (Outlook, Word & Excel)
  • Numerate and analytical
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of commercial and personnel details
  • Highly organised and self-motivated
  • Dedicated and flexible.

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