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  • Ref: JH006

Financial Controller – fantastic opportunity for a fully qualified Financial Controller to join this well-established business within beautiful South Devon.  As Financial Controller, you will be responsible for managing the day to day finance operation, reporting to the Managing Director. 

Financial Controller responsibilities include...

·         Preparation of timely and accurate GAAP and management accounts.

·         Management of the sales and purchase ledgers.

·         Ensure the accuracy of the Company’s accounting records and financial systems.

·         Monthly payroll.

·         Production of statutory accounts.

·         Consolidation of Group accounts.

·         Effectively manage the working capital with specific focus on stock, debtors and cash management (including foreign exchange).

·         Manage and develop a small team.

·         Tax compliance including income tax and VAT

·         Manage insurance policies.

·         Maintain the Company’s asset register.

·         Liaison with external bodies e.g. HMRC VAT, Bank. 

Financial Controller requirements include...

·         ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified.

·         Good commercial exposure and experience of working within a fast paced manufacturing or supply chain SME.

·         Experience of closing down year end accounts and month end accounting.

·         Experience of being the auditor's point of contact.

·         Experience of producing full sets of accounts.

·         Strong cash flow experience.

·         Experience of managing a small team.

·         “Hands on” approach with excellent communication skills.

·         Has experience of working collaboratively to forge good working relationships with other business areas.

·         Is change agile and able to lead change and innovation within a team.

·         Experience of Sage 200.

·         Experience of working in a company with overseas subsidiary operations and international trade is desirable.

The role of Financial Controller is a busy and demanding post with multi-ranging responsibilities.  The successful candidate will need to be adaptable, flexible in approach and capable of leading the finance function and team for the business.  CV’s in the first instance to [email protected]

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