Financial Controller - ACA/ACCA/CIMA - Huddersfield

Posted 28 April 2023
Salary £50000 - £60000 per annum
LocationWest Yorkshire
Discipline Qualified Finance
Contact NameSara Scott

Job description

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and commercially minded Financial Controller to join an innovative, family owned manufacturing business who have been established for over 40 years.

Reporting into the MD, you will be be overseeing 1 staff member, and have autonomy of the day to day running of the Finance function.

Working alongside the owners you will be integral to driving the business forward and influencing key business decisions.

The  role would be ideally suited to a fully qualified accountant with experience within the manufacturing sector. Someone with a systems orientated mind, an eye for detail and a commercially focused and collaborative approach.

You will need to be credible, engaging, and have strong business partnering skills and the ability to develop relationships at all levels.

The key duties of this role will include:
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts journals, bank and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Production of management accounts and management accounts pack including analysis, & commentary
  • Prepare & review product costings for new and existing products
  • Detailed stock reconciliations & analysis of stock data
  • Manage company cash flow including an invoice finance facility and liaise with the bank where necessary
  • Maintenance of cash books, fixed asset register, reconciliation of the nominal ledger, and closing of the nominal ledger at month and year end
  • Line-management of 1 staff member.
  • Oversee the sales and purchase ledger function.
  • Oversee the weekly and monthly payroll
  • Prepare year-end accounts and liaise with external accountants
  • Prepare and submit the quarterly VAT return 
  • Prepare short & medium term cash flow and Profit & Loss forecasts
  • Manage the HR function of the business with the help of external advisors, including new starter contracts, absence and disciplinary management
  • Ad-hoc project work

The successful candidate will:
  • Be full qualified ACA/CIMA/ACCA - Essential
  • Have year end, budgets and extensive management accounts experience - Essential
  • Have strong accounting system skills - preferably Sage 200
  • Have previous experience working in the manufacturing sector - Essential

What's on offer?
  • Flexible working options including flexible start/finish times and the option to work 1 day from home
  • On site parking
  • Company pension
  • Private medical care