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Financial Controller

Financial Controller – Melton Mowbray – £50-55k + bonus + benefits.   Responsible for the operational efforts, processes, and reporting of the finance department. The successful candidate will support the Senior Management of the business by providing key financial information on a regular basis, work to change the financial processes and procedures in line with best practice, and manage the compliance elements of the business.   What’s on offer:   Newly created role; Supporting progressive and expanding business; Stable team; Great benefits including enhanced pension and bonus & profit share; Great product.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Preparation of monthly financial statements, including P&L, Balance Sheet reconciliations, Cash flows, variance analysis, and commentaries.
  • Management of a small admin/finance team
  • Oversee company-wide budgetary planning
  • Ensure that all the company’s financial practices are in line with statutory regulations and legislation
  • Analyse the financial climate and market trends to assist senior executives in creating strategic plans for the future
  • Interpret complex financial information and provide updates and information as needed
  • Supervise financial assistants and other employees in the facilitation of day-to-day operations, including tracking financial data, invoicing, payroll, etc.
  • Prepare official reports on a monthly and annual basis
  • Management and continued development of Group tax strategy
  • Create and maintain relationships with service providers and contractors, including banking institutions, insurance, and accountants
  • Update and implement financial policies and procedures
  • Preparation of statutory accounts, annual tax returns, and engagement with HMRC
  • The above list of responsibilities is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post




Experience & skills:


  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent) with significant post qualification experience.
  • Strong data analysis reporting skills with the ability to navigate financial systems infrastructure.
  • Strong ability to business partner & influence stakeholders.
  • Strong commercial acumen with the ability to interpret financials into meaningful business recommendations.


  • Previous experience of working in the food industry
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