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    Financial Controller

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Financial Controller
  • Location: Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
  • Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
  • Date posted: 23/11/2017
  • Job reference: CMS030414'2002_1511441658

Our client is currently recruiting for a Financial Controller to oversee several subsidiaries of the business, operating within various sectors. This position would suit an experienced Accountant who is able to take full responsibility for all financial matters for the division, while also being comfortable working within a small team.

The role will consist of:

Leading and manage the production of all P&L accounts and balance sheet accounts
Performing a full analysis of the P&L accounts providing commentary on business performance and explanation of variances to plan.
Ensuring accounts are completed in line with the group timetable
Working with the Senior Management team to produce the annual business plan
Day to day leadership and supervision of the small finance team
Ensuring all daily accounting processes are adhered to
Leading the functional appraisal, performance management and people development processes for the group accounting / finance teams
Working closely with the Head of HR on all strategic people processes, i.e. retention, engagement, development, talent and succession planning
Leading and managing the cash flow forecasting on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
Completing purchase ledger balances
Managing aged debt balances
Overseeing the cash books and assuming full control of inter-company balances (both trade & nominal)
Processing Payroll
Managing the posting of journals
Managing the control of all prepayments & accruals
Managing the control of all nominal balance sheet items
Managing any day to day banking issues
Delegating tasks to the year end auditors and all other external Finance consultants

To be considered for this role you will have excellent time management skills as well as strong IT skills especially in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint