Financial Controller - Stokesley - Family owned SME

Posted 11 July 2022
Salary £50000 - £60000 per annum
DisciplineQualified Finance
Contact NameSara Scott

Job description

This is an exciting, newly created Financial Controller role, working for a highly successful family owned SME who have been a leader in their market since they formed just over 20 years ago.

The business has experienced year on year growth since they were established, and are now looking to bring their accounts in house. This role will be responsible for the day to day running of the finances for the business, reporting directly to the MD and CFO.

The role would therefore suit someone who has previous experience working autonomously in a standalone, varied and hands on Finance Manager/Controller role, within an SME environment.

Reporting directly to the CFO, the key duties will be:
  • Managing and overseeing the small accounts team to ensure that tasks are completed accurately and in line with the month end timetable
  • Continuous improvement and development of the team, supporting and mentoring
  • Continuous development of internal controls and processes 
  • Preparing the management accounts in line with set deadlines
  • Reviewing the month end spend analysis and accruals and prepayment
  • Balance Sheet and Control Account reconciliations and review
  • Approving payments and reviewing and managing cashflow
  • Overseeing and managing the annual audit process and preparing the statutory accounts
  • Preparation and review of other key financial reports as required

The successful candidate will:

  • Be ACCA/ACA/CIMA Qualified, with a minimum of 3 years experience within a relevant role - Essential
  • Have previous experience of managing/supervising a team - Essential
  • Have a strong knowledge of MS Excel - Essential
  • Have previous experience of Sage, Xero or both - Desirable

What's on offer?
  • On site parking
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Newly created role