Howarth Morris
August 3, 2021
Ormskirk, United Kingdom
Accountancy & Finance
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Excellent opportunity for a Financial Controller to join an £10m t/o well established, engineering business based on the outskirts of Liverpool. Reporting directly to the Part time FD and MD this is a hands-on No 1 in Finance role, managing a team of 4 Accounts Assistants, and with the remit of developing and modernising all aspects of financial and management accounting across the business. Duties will include:

  • Development of a modern and effective Divisional and Consolidated Management/financial accounting structure
  • Development of a modern and sophisticated Management Information/KPI pack to provide timely, full visibility across the business and its operations.
  • Development of robust financial controls and processes.
  • Business Partnering with the board and senior management team
  • Budgeting & forecasting
  • Profit & Loss and variance analysis
  • Annual Statutory Accounts
  • Tax comp preparation
  • VAT Returns
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Sales & margin analysis
  • Payroll
  • Fixed Assets
  • VAT
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Cash Management
  • Dealing with escalated Credit Control issues

Applicants will ideally be fully qualified CIMA, ACCA or ACA although applicants who are not qualified but have previously operated at this level will also be considered as the FD and MD consider skills, experience and personality fit to be the most importance factors. You will be skilled across most if not all of the details outlined in the above breakdown of duties and will be a proven Financial Controller or a Management or Financial Accountant ready to make the step. You will have excellent communication and relationship building skills and a proven ability of being able to business partner with non-finance budget holders and senior management. Sage 50 would be advantageous. This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established, highly regarded business as they embark on the next phase of growth following a recent MBO. This excellent career opportunity is complimented with benefits including a £43,000 to £52,000 basic salary, a 0900-1700 week, 25 Days Holiday and 5% pension.

Howarth Morris are committed to Progressing Businesses and Progressing Careers. Providing a complete temporary, contract & permanent Finance & Human Resources recruitment solution we work with a broad range of businesses ranging from owner managed SMEs to FTSE 100 and Blue Chip Multinationals, supporting their recruitment needs throughout the UK. We are dedicated to the career management of Part Qualified and Qualified Finance & HR Professionals across ACA, ACCA, CIMA, AAT, ICM, CIPP and CIPD and work to support our candidates with not just securing their next move but through their longer term career management. We are committed to providing businesses with finance and HR professionals who will make a real difference and who will add real business value. Visit our website for more information on our unique profile and market leading service and call or email today to hear more about this and other exciting local and UK wide opportunities.

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