Financial Controller

Posted 23 January 2024
Salary £60000 - £70000 per annum
Discipline Qualified Finance
Contact NameLynsey McKinnell

Job description

Financial Controller (3 Month Fixed Term Contract)
£60,000 - £70,000

Axon Moore have an urgent requirement for an experienced Interim Financial Controller to join a high growth manufacturing business to cover for a period of circa 3 months.
As the Financial Controller you will be responsible for undertaking all aspects of financial management including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation.

The successful candidate will work closely with the General Manager and operational staff to gain a full understanding of all aspects of the business to enable them to: maintain accurate product costings, improve profitability by identifying, and tackling, inefficiencies/waste in the production cycle, take control of stock and reduce the level of stock held along with focusing on reducing the amount of slow moving and obsolete stock.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for all financial operations of the company including reporting, invoicing, cash management, stock control, sales ledger, purchase ledger, nominal ledger and fixed assets.
  • Provide financial and commercial support to the General Manager.
  • Be the person in the business to hunt out and implement cost savings in all areas.
  • Take control of stock management, recording and reporting.
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting and ensure the integrity of the ledgers and associated systems.
  • Ensure the nominal ledger is accurate and that key nominal ledger accounts are reconciled each month.
  • Prepare timely and accurate monthly management accounts. Investigate and report variances.
  • Prepare year-end accounts and audit pack.
  • Prepare annual budgets and monthly financial forecasts.
  • Continuous monitoring and auditing of gross margins.
  • Ensure that financial controls are in place and adhered to across the business.
  • Ensure compliance with all tax and regulatory issues.
  • Be the main point of contact to external auditors and provide all required information.
  • Work closely with the Financial Controller of the company’s Australian subsidiary.
Interviews are looking to take places this week with an immediate start. To not miss out on this opportunity please apply today.