FInancial Controller

Job Title: FInancial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stroud, Gloucestershire
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3655822_1565796819
Contact Name: Andrew Piercy
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 14, 2019 16:33

Job Description

Reporting to the Managing Director, this is a fantastic opportunity to work for our client based in Stroud, an SME and manufacturing business who are looking for a proactive and driven Financial Controller to deliver financial rigour, support decision making and information in line with the needs and requirements of the business.

This role will play a key part in ensuring robust controls and processes are implemented as well as contributing to Board meetings.

Key areas of responsibility will include:

  • Preparation of monthly Management Accounts, liaising with MD in preparation of monthly commentary to the shareholders & bankers
  • Preparing Statutory accounts and reporting into group
  • Monthly Payroll processing and Pension administration
  • Transactional accounting
  • Managing 1 member of staff
  • Weekly Cash Flow Projections
  • Preparation of annual Company budgets and forecasts
  • R & D tax credit preparation & submission
  • Maintenance of all Company Insurances, capital spend, leasing, contracts management
  • Overseeing IT infrastructure, telephone systems and maintenance agreements
  • Negotiating with utility suppliers for contract supply arrangements
  • Liaise with Bank re transfers of monies, letters of credits and bank guarantees
  • Price modelling - valid pricing structures for various departments
  • Active participant in strategic management and direction of the business

This is a varied, extremely hands on role which requires confidence, a collaborative working style, flexibility, enthusiasm and a background in the engineering sector would be an advantage. Due to the nature of the role a CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualification is required to be held. Prior experience in a similar or finance role, with developed skills in Excel and Sage and M3 is preferred.

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