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Head of Finance  – Rutland – Leicestershire – Competitive salary + share scheme + benefits. Benjamin Edwards are recruiting for Head of Finance for a progressive and fast-paced SME in the Leicestershire area.  The ideal candidate will have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced FMCG environment and be CIMA/ACCA/ACA Qualified.  Excellent communication skills and great motivation are essential in this friendly and welcoming atmosphere. What’s on offer:  Competitive salary, Share Scheme, Exciting opportunity to help grow the business, Staff discounts.

The role:

  • Preparation & Presentation of the Monthly Management Accounts – Including Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet, Margin Ratios, Overheads including
  • Manage an Accounts Assistant
  • Costing
  • Production of Variance Reports
  • stock reconciliation and usage reports
  • Responsible for the Preparation of the information for the Annual Statutory Accounts & liaising with the Companies auditors to ensure a timely and accurate presentation of the Statutory Accounts.
  • Responsible for maintaining control of the Companies Daily takings and reconciliation of these to the Companies bank accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Maintain control over the Companies purchase ledger and ensuring its accuracy and security.
  • Ensure that control of the Companies bank accounts are maintained and reconciled on a daily, weekly & monthly basis, including cash forecasting on a weekly/monthly/annual basis to ensure the Company remains within its agreed banking facility.
  • Maintain the Companies Fixed Asset register including depreciation charges.
  • Ensure the Company meets its statutory reporting requirements i.e. VAT, PAYE/N.I. returns, National Statistics Office returns, Waste Compliance.
  • Oversee the payroll function to ensure the controls are in balance.
  • Preparation of the annual Budgets including Sales, Cost of Sales, Overheads, Depreciation into annual Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet & Cash Flow Forecast.

The ideal candidate:

  • You will have previously worked in a Senior Finance position either as a Head of Finance, Finance Director, or Financial Controller for an SME business
  • You will be either CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified
  • Background in FMCG
  • Experience in using excel to an advanced level
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