Financial Controller - Thatcham

£55k-£65k + EMI scheme
Ref: 118 Date Posted: Sunday 19 Sep 2021
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This Growing Retailer based in Thatcham, Berkshire are looking to recruit a Financial Controller. Reporting to the MD and working as part of the Senior Management Team your primary objective is to lead all Finance & HR operations to ensure insightful and complete financial reporting, robust control processes and all filing obligations are fulfilled.

Key Responsibilities of the FC Role:

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts including tracking performance vs forecasts, budgets and prior year.
  • Provide financial insight into all trading activities including up and down stream supplier/customer negotiations and pricing activities.
  • Ownership of the preparation of the annual plan/forecast.
  • Manage the cash position of the business to ensure full visibility of available funds.
  • Review funding options & secure investment to enable the company to win incremental business & realise the ambitious growth plans.
  • Business partner with the SLT on best use of company spend in contract negotiations to ensure optimal use of funds.
  • Advise the SLT on maximising profitability of our operations through full cost to serve modelling.
  • Ensure that all accounting records are correct, up to date and compliant with acceptable accounting standards, including managing the annual statutory reporting requirements.
  • Ensure that a robust control framework is in place to mitigate risk of fraud.
  • Manage the sales and purchase ledgers to ensure correct and timely reporting.
  • With the SLT, set & manage Customer Credit Limits.
  • Mange the VAT and Intrastat reporting process.
  • Oversee the business ERP system & ensure all data is handled in a GDPR compliant manner.
  • Manage the payroll process and payments of salaries.
  • Ensure that employment records for employees are maintained and correct.

Ideally you will be qualified accountant with strong Excel skills and in return you will receive a salary of between £55k-£65k + EMI scheme.