Financial Controller

Location Thirsk
Discipline: Accountancy & Finance
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £37,000-£40,000
Contact name: Olivia Dainton

Contact email:
Job ref: 22179
Published: about 1 month ago

My client is looking for a Financial Controller to join their family run business just a few miles outside of Thirsk. The candidate will be working within a small finance team and will be reporting to the MD.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·        Production of monthly Management Accounts and supporting information

·        Rolling cash flow forecasting, managing payment of Suppliers, debt collection and bank reconciliation

·        Monthly Balance sheet reconciliations

·        Production of annual budget and quarterly forecasting

·        Production of Year End Accounts and liaison with external Accountants

·        Weekly and monthly departmental labour efficiency reports

·        Weekly stock reconciliation to help reduce waste and understand and improve margin

·        Weekly and monthly customer and product analysis

·        Processing monthly payrolls, including calculation of monthly bonus payments

·        Preparation of VAT and PAYE returns

·        Management of company pension schemes

·        Responsible for managing foreign currency strategy with external currency broker

·        Preparation of information for R & D tax credits

·        Responsible for 2 direct reports (AP and Sales ledger)

·        Production of any adhoc reports required by the business

·        Preparation and presentation of reports for bi-monthly Board meeting

·        Preparation and presentation of reports for monthly Senior Management meeting

·        Responsible for IT and telecommunication services within the business


Desirable qualities:

·        Have solid experience within a similar position within an SME environment

·        Be experienced with Sage accounts software

·        Possess good capabilities with Microsoft office, particularly Excel

·        Hold an Accountancy qualification AAT/ACCA/CIMA/ACA (beneficial but not essential, QBE will definitely be considered)

Job information:

·        Full time, 40 hour week, Mon-Fri

·        Nest pension

·        £37,000-£40,000 depending experience

·        Fully office based