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Financial Controller

Financial Controller – Brigg – £55- £60k + benefits. The Financial Controller will support the Head of Finance and wider organisation, in this fast-paced FMCG environment, by ensuring effective and efficient operation of transactional processing, and appropriate financial control, whilst also helping the business develop and grow by contributing to change, supporting ERP implementation, and delivering meaningful information to support decision making. What’s on offer for the Financial Controller: Training and development support; 30 days holiday plus 3 days bank holidays during the festive period; Company Pension scheme; Unlimited free drinks, plus cake, biscuits, and fruit.

Role of Financial Controller

  • Working closely with the Management Accountant, overseeing accurate and timely completion of monthly Management Accounts.
  • Responsible for managing the balance sheet, carrying out regular reviews, and ensuring appropriate controls.
  • Oversee all Purchase Ledger and Sales Ledger activities, manage and develop 1 member of staff. Ensure ledgers are kept in order and deliver transactional KPI’s.
  • Manage credit limits, overdue debts, and exposure risks, escalating issues for action appropriately.
  • Provide support to the Head of Finance in all duties to ensure the company maintains financial records in a correct manner, and report useful information to support decision making. Deputise for Head of Finance as required.
  • Ensure all bank accounts are maintained effectively and within plans. As the main Banking and Financial contact for day-to-day activities, ensure necessary currency and other transactions are accurately approved and processed.
  • Key contact for external authorities such as HMRC, responsible for ensuring the company meets it obligations.
  • First contact for other operational relationships and contracts such as Auditors, Insurances & energy.
  • Support the Finance Director in delivering Finance-led activities such as Budgets and business performance updates.
  • Oversee and support payroll and related obligations.
  • Lead and support compliance, process & efficiency improvement projects.
  • Great opportunity to develop and be involved in a range of functional activities, including IT and ERP implementation.

Ideal candidate for the role of Financial Controller

This is a superb opportunity for any individual wishing to work within a fast-paced, dynamic, success-driven organisation. The ideal candidate will:

  • have experience working in a senior role within a Finance team and ideally in a manufacturing/FMCG environment
  • be a CIMA/ACCA professional with ambition and desire to succeed
  • be of graduate calibre
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