Financial Controller

Posted 03 June 2024
Salary £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus
Discipline Qualified Finance
Contact NameBriony Gregson

Job description

Financial Controller | 12 month FTC | High growth business | Manchester | £60,000-65,000

Axon Moore are pleased to be yet again partnering with a leading FMCG Business based in Manchester looking for a Qualified Financial Controller to join the team for a 12 FTC. The role will be project driven, supporting the Finance Director with the preparation of year-end financial reporting, cash flow forecasting and accounts production. This role is well suited to someone who thrives in a fast-paced, high growth environment given the hands on nature of the role.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure robust financial information is provided including monthly management accounting and annual year-end financial reporting for all Business Units within the division
  • Production of a balance sheet pack, including provision of insight and recommendations for improvements to the Finance Director’s view
  • Be key contact for the business during the annual audit
  • Lead implementation of Group financial accounts submissions and policies.  This includes: Year end packs, including tax packs
  • Ensure statutory compliance for all external reporting requirements including corporation tax, VAT, ONS returns
  • Collating, challenging, and tracking capital expenditure projects
  • Managing regular submissions of cash flow forecasting by Business Unit for the division
  • Managing and developing the accounting processes and colleagues within finance team
  • Provide support to the Finance Director through the provision of financial information as required
  • Working closely with the Senior Finance Manager with respect to day-to-day financial performance and the preparation of the annual budget and quarterly forecasts
  • Adhoc and regular additional reporting (including Group requirements)
  • Support finance team with day to day activities to ensure financial processes and controls are operating correctly.

Person Specification:
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA or ACCA)
  • Previous experience as a Financial Controller or senior finance position in a consumer goods business.
  • Previous expertise in HMRC returns.
  • Hands-on, with a ‘can-do’ attitude

Please contact Briony Gregson at Axon Moore for further information -