Financial Controller

  • Location

    Yeovil

  • Sector:

    Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mel Trott

  • Contact email:

    mtrott@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    07880 793337

  • Job ref:

    MT FC YEO-71

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-30

  • Startdate:

    2021-10-30

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Financial Controller required on a permanent basis for a commercially minded company based in Yeovil, Somerset.  Reporting into the Finance Director you will be responsible for the preparation and dissemination of financial information across the business.

Your role will involve putting budgets together and on a daily basis you'll be working with the business to help track costs, improve margins and assist with stock management.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
  • To provide support to the Finance Director across all key areas as set out below.
  • To manage overheads.
  • Manage and prepare the management accounts, annual accounts and department reports within agreed deadlines.
  • Prepare weekly sales, cost and KPI reporting.
  • Prepare and monitor trading budgets and cash flows.
  • Undertake financial analytical analysis and margin reviews for the business and Leadership Management teams.
  • Work closely with the Leadership Team to improve performance and costs control..
  • Responsibile for ensuring the accuracy of stock across the business locations.
  • Involvement in more technical accounting matters as required including VAT returns, tax returns and audit matter 
Qualifications and Experience: 
  • Ideally you will have a recognised accountancy qualification or be working towards such a qualification (including ACCA, CIMA, AAT level 4 or ACA) or you will be qualified by experience in the following:
    • Experience of preparing and managing accounts
    • Experience of putting together and monitoring budgets
    • Experience of analysing financial data and communicating this through reports and verbally to the business
  • Excellent IT Skills including Excel analytical ability & high level of numeracy.
  • Confidence in interrogating complex systems and building reports.
  • To be logical, precise and accurate.
  • Be self-motivated and practical, with a `can-do` attitude. 
  • Be adaptable to change and be able to lead others through change effectively.
  • The ability to supervise and manage more junior team members (team of 5).
  • Proactive with great interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with team members and stakeholders at all levels.