Financial Controller

Job details
  • Job Ref: jd01283
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Watham Abbey
  • Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 pa

Our client based in Essex within the Engineering sector has an opportunity for a Financial Controller to oversee finances.


The Role: 

• Management of the finance function and overseeing the finance team

• Day to day bookkeeping

• Preparation of monthly P&L, balance sheet and cash flow complete with commentary and analysis against budget

• Supervision of balance sheet reconciliations

• Preparation of budgets, forecasts and cash flows, ensuring the inclusion of all senior management in the process

• Timely production of statutory and financial reports

• Managing the audit process and liaison with external personnel

• Continuous improvements of the financial controls to streamline processes and reduce errors and inconsistencies

• Driving improvements in the MI

• Continually reviewing all supporting financial information to identify efficiencies

• Ensuring compliance deadlines are met for Tax and VAT returns

• Fixed assets register maintenance/depreciation

• Prepare and post monthly journals

• Prepare quarterly VAT returns and submission


About You:

• ACCA/CIMA qualified

• Xero experienced

• Ability to take full ownership of leading an audit process, financial reporting, PAYE, VAT, cash flow, forecasting, budgeting

• A good communicator who can lead a team

• Willing to be very hands-on as it is an end-to-end role


Upon review, successful candidates will be contacted directly.



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