Financial Controller - Hemel Hempstead

Elite Selection
Hemel Hempstead
£30,000 - £39,999
24 May 2019
28 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Controller - Hemel Hempstead

£35,000 - £50,000 basic salary dependent on experience plus benefits package.

Our client, a leading business (within their sector) operating across the UK are looking for an experienced Financial Controller to work out of their offices based in Hemel Hempstead.

The successful candidate will have previous experience doing a similar role for a minimum of 4 years and have Sage Line 50 Accounts knowledge. They will have strong double entry bookkeeping experience and previous management reporting experience.


- Management reporting activities on a weekly, fortnightly and monthly basis to produce information for the board
- Cash flow reporting
- Chasing debtors, supplier liaison and spend reporting
- Dealing with auditors and preparing year end information
- Quarterly VAT returns
- Credit control for overdue customer balances
- Chasing missing invoices and purchase ledger credit notes
- Bank reconciliations
- Making payments
- Oversee/posting all purchase ledger invoices

Key Skills

• Sage Line 50 Accounts nowledge
• Previous management reporting expereince
• Financial skills
• Able to actively manage deadlines
• Up to date knowledge of accounting professional accounting practices requirements
• Ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
• Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines
• Flexible during times of change
• Good communication skills
• Confident in problem solving
• Team work

IT Skills

• Sage
• Word
• Advanced Excel
• Prohire ( Not essential)
• FuseMetrix ( Not essential)


The performance measures for this role will be based on the following:

• Quality of accounting tasks

· Attitude to work
· Financial KPIs

Because of the changing nature of our clients business your job description will inevitably change. You will, from time to time, be required to undertake other activities of a similar nature that fall within your capabilities as directed by management.

You will from time to time be required to visit Group Offices currently located in Anglian region, Midlands and Milton Keynes.

If you feel you are a fit for the above Accounts manager / Bookkeeper role then, in the first instance please apply using the links provided.

Good Luck

Elite Selection.

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