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Financial Controller, Rossendale

  • Salary: 48000-52000
  • Job Location:Rossendale
  • Job Position:Financial Controller
  • Job type:Full Time
  • Job id:AFR/SJS/11862
Job description:

This family owned business has enjoyed rapid growth over recent years through product diversification and the launch of new sites across the UK. Turnover is now in the £20-£25m range and they are cash positive with a healthy order book from repeat customers. The business is currently in the market for acquisitions and they would like to appoint an experienced, qualified Financial Controller to help drive profitability and better cashflow through the provision of improved financial data and MI. The role requires an individual who is inquisitive in nature, can challenge the numbers, interrogate performance and implement solutions via enhanced reporting from the data rich environment in which they operate. Reporting to the Finance Director the ideal candidate will have experience of managing the finances of an SME environment and will undertake the following duties:

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Producing and analysing weekly and monthly sales figures
  • Developing KPI’s and improved MI
  • Liaising with site managers to discuss and improve performance
  • Cashflow reporting and budget preparation
  • Management of asset finance and fixed asset register
  • Preparation of year end accounts and audit liaison
  • Improving controls and procedures

The Financial Controller role will require managing a small yet experienced team of accounts staff and analysing data produced from different software. The ideal candidate would have excellent IT skills with a bias towards automation, the ability to anticipate problems and seek improved ways of working will be of significant benefit. The family have interests in a number of associated businesses within which there will be some interesting project work in addition to investment / acquisition appraisals. Please apply now to be considered for this Financial Controller vacancy. If you are interested in Finance jobs and Accountancy vacancies in Lancashire and Greater Manchester please forward your CV to AFR Consulting and we can support your job search!

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