The Permanent Division of Robert Half are working with a specialist sales and distribution business in Bedford in relation to the recruitment of a Financial Controller
As Financial Controller you will work closely with and provide day to day financial and commercial support to the Managing Director in order to maximise commercial opportunities and develop financial controls and processes for the business. Day to day duties will include production of the financial results for the business in an accurate and timely manner and in accordance with Group accounting policies; ensure that good corporate governance is exercised and a strong internal control environment is adhered to; support the Managing Director in monthly review of business performance and in providing financial direction to maximise business opportunities; ensure the annual budgets and quarterly re-forecasts for the business are completed alongside the generation of monthly cashflow forecasts; timely and accurate submission of external VAT and intrastate reporting; ensure product costings systems and maintained and stock is controlled; identify and implement working capital improvements; coordination with the IT system; management and development of the local finance team and other ad hoc tasks.
You will be a Qualified Accountant potentially looking for your first opportunity in a core Financial Controller position or an experienced Controller who is driven and interpersonally effective who is looking for a rounded role taking control of all core accounting duties whilst affecting the performance and growth of a solid UK business which is part of a Fast Track Group. You must come from a Manufacturing or FMCG related business where there is a strong focus across stock and inventory accounting .
The business is a UK leader in its field whose employees work closely as a unit to develop opportunity and growth for the business and its employees.
Salary and Benefits
Role of Financial Controller in Bedford is paying GBP50-55K + Car + Benefits and is easily accessible from the surrounding areas Northampton, Luton, Wellingborough, Peterborough, Stevenage and Cambridgeshire.
Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.