Financial l Controller

Cordant People
Isle Brewers
£40,000 - £49,999
08 Jan 2019
17 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Exciting opportunity for a Financial Controller to join a prestigious company based in Taunton.

Role Description:

Working closely alongside the Group Finance Director, this is a hands-on role
which will involve leading a team of 15 employees whilst dealing with all areas of the business. The is
a new, outstanding role with huge growth and progression opportunities and you will play a key role in
driving the future success of this business. Assisting Directors, Management and employees with
financial information, the role will require someone who is both financially and commercially minded,
with the ability to provide expert advice where necessary.
Internal: Directors External: Clients
Key Accountabilities:  Key member of the senior finance team, responsible for day-to-day management of the reporting and
transactional functions.  Advise and support Directors in meeting their statutory regulatory obligations, policy and contractual
practices.  Responsible for Group accounts, all statutory returns and deadlines and Group VAT Returns. Financial Analysis of clients, suppliers and competitors.  Responsible for budgeting and forecasting  Liaising with HMRC, Companies House, accountants, auditors, bankers, financial advisers and other
organisations.  Ensuring the economic, efficient and effective running of the Finance team.  Ensure meeting legal obligations with all financial requirements.  Designing and implementing changes to the finance team
Decision Making:  Qualitative and quantitative target setting  Strategic thinker whilst being able to manage operational activities
 Supporting the FD in developing and delivering the organisations financial and business strategy  Managing our monthly financial reporting process
 Delivering our annual reports and financial statements
 Lead and develop growth within the finance team
Knowledge:  Ability to communicate financial results and performance, particularly with non-financial stakeholders
 Comfortable with finance systems, including making improvements to them
 Good financial modelling skills, including forecasting
 Staff management experience and leadership
 Process review and change management experience
 Group and consolidation accounting
Management Policyholders/Suppliers
Group finance director Banks
Finance Team HMRC
All other areas of the business Companies House
Qualifications and Experience:  Experience within a Financial Controller or senior position within Finance.  ICAEW/ACCA/CIMA Qualified preferable  Proven management and leadership skills
Core Competencies:  Ability to build strong working relationships
 Ability to work to targets and deadlines
 Good IT skills with the ability to use multiple systems (Microsoft, bespoke packages)  Ability to remain focused during high volume periods
 Good communication skills both written and oral  Good organisation skills

Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer

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