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Financial Controller

  • Salary: £35000 - £55000
  • Location: Devon
  • Ref: JH-FC

Financial Controller opportunity working for a rapidly growing, privately owned business based in beautiful South Devon.

Our client is offering a unique opportunity to join their small finance team and play a key role in supporting planed business growth. Reporting in to the current Finance Director, they require a qualified Financial Controller to manage the day to day finance operations.

Financial Controller responsibilities include...

As Financial Controller, the day to day responsibilities will include: - 

  • Preparation of timely and accurate financial and management accounts.
  • Oversee and development of finance function.
  • Tax compliance including income tax and VAT
  • Liaison with external bodies e.g. HMRC VAT, Bank.
  • Management of the sales and purchase ledgers (maintained by finance staff).
  • Responsible for all journals and review of month end balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Ensure the accuracy of the Company's accounting records and financial systems.
  • Monthly payroll.  Production of statutory accounts.
  • Provide relevant and timely financial information to the Board of Directors.
  • Effectively manage the working capital with specific focus on stock, debtors and cash

Financial Controller requirements include...

To be considered for this Financial Controller position, you will have:

  • ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualification.
  • Evaluating current systems and working to improve current reporting.
  • Good commercial exposure and experience of working within a fast environment.
  • 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, be able to lead the company financial reporting requirements.
  • Experience of managing a small team.
  • A hands-on approach with excellent communication skills.
  • Experience of Sage Accounts would be an advantage.

Our client has ambitious growth plans and this position is key to this. There is also the opportunity for career progression with this role to Finance Director, for the right candidate. If you are an experienced Financial Controller and are looking to work for a progressive and commercially driven organisation, then apply now!

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