Financial Controller

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Our client is a well-respected Divisional / SME Business operating within the Manufacturing Industry largely supplying into the construction / house build market.

As part of the companies continued expansion FRS have been enlisted to assist with the recruitment of a Financial Controller to join the business.

This position is being offered on a hybrid basis and will be based from the clients’ offices ideally location on the Leicestershire / Derbyshire / Staffordshire Boarders

The Financial Controller will work with the GM, the Group CFO and the Group Board to ensure that we have first class financial and reporting systems.

This business is part of a larger group which is driven by organic and innovation led growth, with a market-leading reputation for outstanding customer service and quality.

Key Responsibilities:
• Line management of a small accounts team – ensuring all employees have appraisals and development plans to fulfil their roles
• Serve on the Leadership Team contributing to strategic decision-making processes within the company
• Management of the General Ledger, Sales Ledger, Purchase Ledger, Fixed Asset register and accounting data
• Prepare financial reporting in a timely and accurate manner in line with Group requirements to include monthly management accounts and weekly cash flow forecasts
• Preparation of annual budgets and re-forecasts as required
• Provide ad-hoc financial information, including cost analysis and product costing, to directors and other senior managers within the company/group as required
• Calculation and provision of Key Performance Indicators to senior management as required
• Preparation of VAT returns, and assistance with other tax returns
• Monitor and review internal accounting procedures and policies and propose improvements to increase efficiency
• Support the year-end audit process and deal directly with external auditors as required
The ideal candidate will be formally qualified (ACA / ACCA / CIMA) ideally with at least 2-3 years PQE.
Those that are QBE or actively studying will be considered if suitable experience in a similar position can be demonstrated.
Candidates will ideally have previous experience gained within Manufacturing / FMCG / Construction / House Building and have experience operating within a SME or Divisional business in a leadership capacity.
Candidates will nee to have rounded finance experience (Financial / Management / Commercial Accounting) and be comfortable business partnering with key stake holders.
A unique element to this vacancy is the business are about to embark on a period of change and improvement and therefore offering great exposure to projects alongside BAU tasks.

A good level of IT Literacy is essential to include MS Excel for analysis with experience of ERP Systems such as Microsoft Navision Dynamics / Business Central / Navision / Great Plains being a major advantage.

In return a basic salary of £65,000 Car Allowance or Car and Bonus Awaits.