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Financial Controller – Welcome bonus up to £500

Primary Responsibility:

To manage the Finance Department on a day to day basis and to provide timely, accurate and relevant management information.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Management of Finance department which includes all accounting functions and to support all areas of the business.
  • Management, motivation and development of Finance team members ensuring all tasks are completed in a timely manner.
  • Preparation of monthly and yearly financial accounts, carried out in an accurate and timely manner and ensure the business meets regulatory and statutory reporting requirements.
  • Development of electronic and manual financial systems in accordance with the needs of the business.
  • To advise the Senior Management team through the provision and interpretation of management information (actual’s, budgets and forecasts).
  • Management of the daily cashflow function for bank accounts.
  • Oversee credit control and take a lead where required.
  • Liase with external Auditors team and other suppliers as required.
  • Company interface with Customs & Excise for VAT including completion of Paye/VAT returns.
  • Any Other task that the Line Manager requests.

Special Features:

  • Experience of Group Accounts
  • Good interpersonal skills to liaise with all other departments including Senior Management.
  • Ability to manage team members and delegate tasks accordingly.
  • Ability to take ownership and responsibility of tasks.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum 2 relevant A’ Levels
  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACMA/ACCA)
  • 3 years accounting experience in Industry.
  • Experience with costing and financial systems in an wholesale environment (preferable but not required).
  • Experience of Sage 200/500 accounting systems (preferable but not required)
  • Microsoft packages with intermediate Excel skills

Ashtons are offering a £500 welcome bonus to all successful new hires who apply direct to the Company (subject to terms and conditions).

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