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Financial Controller

Financial Controller – Grimsby – £55- 65k & benefits. Are you a qualified Accountant looking for the next move to work for an amazing award-winning growing international SME. We are recruiting for a Financial Controller with the key skills to develop and join a great team. What’s on offer for the Financial Controller: The opportunity for career progression; Profitable growing business; Working with a great team; Good benefits including 33 days holiday + company pension; Great Mentorship and development.

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, and deliver transactional KPIs.
  • Manage credit limits, overdue debts, and exposure risks, escalating issues for action appropriately.
  • Deliver high-quality management information to inform and support management decision-making. Assess relevant information sources to provide risk & opportunity insights and early warning support to manage issues.
  • Provide support to the Finance Director in all duties to ensure the company maintains financial records in a correct manner, and report useful information to support decision making. Deputise for Finance Director 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 its obligations.
  • First contact for other operational relationships and contracts such as Insurance & 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.

The ideal candidate for the role of Financial Controller

This is a superb opportunity for an experienced Financial Controller wishing to advance their career in Finance. Working within a fast-paced, dynamic, success-driven organisation the ideal candidate will:

  • be an experienced Financial Controller within an SME environment
  • be a CIMA / ACCA professional with ambition and desire to succeed
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