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  • Ref: JH003

I currently have a fantastic opportunity to join my client based on the outskirts of Exeter as their Financial Controller. This would suit a candidate that is currently working as an FC or those looking to make the step up from Finance Manager/Management Accountant

Financial Controller responsibilities include...

Duties and responsibilities include:

·         Full preparation of the month end management accounts including analysis of budget variances and full balance sheet reconciliations

·         Assisting the Finance Director with the preparation of the board packs

·         Assisting the SMT with the preparation of budgets and forecasts

·         Periodic review of month end results with SMT and budget holders

·         Review and preparation of forecasted sales

·         Review and analysis of internal project and customer job costings

·         Review of and improvements to company systems and processes including assisting the Finance Director with a system change / implementation

·         Updating and reviewing the short term cash flow

·         Assisting the Finance Director with annual audit and preparation of the relevant audit files

·         Assisting the Finance Director with tax matters including R&D tax credits

·         Ad hoc duties and tasks as required

Financial Controller requirements include...

Essential skills:

·         Experience of using QuickBooks or similar accounting packages

·         Previous experience of preparing management accounts and audits

·         Computer literate (Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint)

·         Good interpersonal skills

·         Good communication skills both written and oral

·         Excellent attention to detail

·         Good organisational skills with the ability to meet deadlines

·         Adaptable and flexible

·         Ability to work as a team as well as on own

·         Analytical & enquiring approach

·         Self-starter with ability to work on own initiative

In order to be successful you will be a CCAB qualified accountant with 2 years plus PQE. Experience within Manufacturing is desirable but not essential. Please forward your details ASAP.

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