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Financial Controller

Financial Controller – Lincoln – £45k & bonus & benefits. Benjamin Edwards are currently recruiting for a Financial Controller for an award-winning SME on the outskirts of Lincoln. The Financial Controller will work closely with the Finance Director and provide support with the day-to-day running of the Finance department. The role will encompass Treasury, Management Accounts, and Financial Accounts. Managing a small team. This is the perfect opportunity for someone looking for their first or second Financial Controller position. The ideal candidate will be qualified ACCA/ACA or CIMA and come from either an Accountancy Practice or Industry background. What’s on offer: – Good mentorship; Working for a fast-growing international business; Competitive salary; Bonus; Great team; Profitable, growing, and expanding company; Award-winning business.    

The role of the Financial Controller

  • Prepare and analyse the monthly management accounts in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Managing the month-end and balance sheet process. Ensuring the process is robust and efficient, and that balance sheet accounts are understood, and balances are reconciled.
  • Monthly consolidation of businesses.
  • Treasury management and cashflow forecasting including forex management.
  • Undertaking bank reconciliations.
  • Processing of invoices and management of supplier payments.
  • Intercompany recharges and monitoring reconciliations between group companies.
  • Maintenance of the company’s fixed asset register.
  • Responsibility for stock reporting and review of provisions.
  • Customer account profitability reporting and calculation of sales rebates and provisions and reporting to senior management.
  • Preparation of VAT returns and Intrastat submissions.
  • Supporting in the preparation of statutory accounts and liaising with Auditors.
  • Assisting with the annual budgeting and forecasting processes.
  • Reviewing internal controls within the business and implementing changes where necessary.
  • Proactively building relationships with managers, providing professional advice/judgement to ensure issues are highlighted and addressed.
  • Carrying out ad-hoc tasks as assigned by the Finance Director.

The ideal candidate for the role of Financial Controller

  • The Financial Controller will have strong technical accountancy skills including management and statutory accounts
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA).
  • Commercially astute.
  • Thorough technical and legal understanding of statutory accounts and auditing.
  • Good knowledge of all government taxes (VAT, PAYE & NIC, CT)
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