Interim Financial Controller

Job Title: Interim Financial Controller
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Colchester, Essex
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Reference: 3749780_1579254002
Contact Name: Mandy Baines
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 17, 2020 09:40

Job Description

12 Month Fixed Term Contract - Maternity Cover - Colchester, Essex

Your new company
Highly successful specialist manufacturing group based near Colchester, Essex have an opportunity for a qualified accountant to join the business as Financial Controller on a fixed term contract for a period of 12 months to cover maternity leave.

Your new role
Reporting into the Financial Director the Financial Controller will be responsible for:
The production of accurate monthly management accounts for all group entities.
The production of Profit and Loss reports for the discussion with the departmental Managers
The production of balance sheet schedules that reconcile to the monthly management accounts
Ensure that the Sales and Purchase Ledgers are accurate and reconcile with the system and to ensure that suppliers are paid within agreed terms
Daily reconciliation of bank accounts including invoicing finance facility
To produce/monitor forecast cash flows, highlighting any potential cash shortfalls or excesses
Monthly and quarterly VAT/CIS returns
To attend the monthly management meeting
To provide support to other members of the finance team to cover holidays/sickness
To assist with all financial filing and archiving, ensuring the information is methodically stored and easily retrievable
To prepare any adhoc information as requested by the Finance Director

What you'll need to succeed
The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant, who has experience of management and financial accounting in a commercial environment, good attention to detail, ability to work to reporting deadlines and who is a confident communicator who enjoys being part of a team.
They will have strong IT skills including Excel to an advanced level.

What you'll get in return
You will be joining a growing business which offers an excellent working environment, modern offices and free car parking. The Financial Controller will be offered a highly competitive salary plus benefits.

What you need to do now
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