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Financial Controller

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Recruiter Name:
Parkside Recruitment
Job Type:
Finance, Financial Controller
£45,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Financial Controller

Working in partnership with a logistics organisation who are currently recruiting for a qualified Financial Controller with strong man management skills

Job Description:

    • Managing the Finance Team
    • Managing Month End Closing - Supervise payroll, sales invoicing, supplier approvals/payments, treasury, accruals; and bank & control account reconciliations
    • Preparing Management Reports - Monthly profit & loss, balance sheet and cash flow
    • Supporting Forecasts - Budget, mid-year forecast, three-year plan, cash forecasts
    • Tracking Spending - In line with budgets
    • Analysing Financial Performance - Seek opportunities to reduce costs/improve cash
    • Providing Information - For annual financial statements, audits and tax returns
    • Working with all departments and management team to help make financial decisions
    • Supervising financial and accounting system controls and standards

Key Skills Required:

  • Qualified accountant - ACA, ACCA, ICMA
  • Strong computer skills - Excel, Word, Powerpoint, ERP systems (inc. Cargowise)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of accounting principles & UK GAAP
  • Analytical and logical problem-solving skills
  • A good business understanding & commercial awareness
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to explain financial information in a clear way to non-financial audiences
  • Honesty integrity and discretion
  • Team-working skills
  • Previous finance team management experience
  • Previous experience in the freight transport and logistics sector is desirable

If you fit the above criteria please apply

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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