Financial Controller

£30,000 - £37,000

Leeds

Accountancy

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  • £30,000 – £37,000 DOE
  • Based in Leeds
  • Company Benefits

 

OUR CLIENT

Is an established and highly reputable designer, manufacturer, and installer of bespoke commercial furnishings.  Its success has been down to its ability to consistently adapt and respond to an ever-changing economic environment, by opening doors into new markets, both in the UK and overseas.  A commitment to quality products and services are core characteristics for this business. Their reputation as being a creative, trusted, responsive, and flexible supplier assures their place within this highly competitive market in the future.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for all duties associated with the financial wellbeing of the business. Our ideal candidate will be an AAT qualified accounting professional who will be confident with taking over generalist finance tasks such as credit control, reconciliation, forecasting, etc., whilst also having the curiosity and drive to delve deeper into the financial data of the organisation, making suggestions on streamlining current processes and commercially attractive updates.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Credit Control – proactively chasing debt including initiating the legal process with solicitors.
  • Transferring sales invoices/credits from ERP on to Sage.
  • Checking the bank daily and reconciling with Sage.
  • Completing payment requisitions and getting authorisation for payments, making payments to suppliers and staff, sending remittances and updating Sage.
  • Maintaining sales and purchase ledgers on Sage.
  • Maintaining long-term and short-term cash flow forecast reports.
  • Maintaining the Fixed Asset Register.
  • Preparing payroll information for the outsource provider.
  • Allocating CIS suffered and prepare CIS deductions sheet.
  • Submitting PAYE & CIS payments.
  • Collating management account reports – P&L, BS and CFF – budget vs actual reports.
  • Completing, checking and submitting VAT returns.
  • Maintaining Direct Debit file.
  • Preparing year-end journals and liaising with external accountants.
  • Completing supplier credit applications.

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • AAT qualified or similar.
  • Computer literate with experience of using Sage 50cloud, and previous experience with working with ERP systems.
  • Professional and confident with the ability to work independently whilst supporting the wider business.
  • Curiosity to improve and streamline processes.
  • Flexible, co-operative with the ability to pick up new skills quickly.
  • Previous work experience in Manufacturing/Construction is desired.

 

This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation firmly focused on its future, and for the right person a chance to not only work for, but to be part of a company who values its employee’s contribution.  The leadership team are interested in meeting with people who are both productive and curious, in order to aid the growth of their business, and will recognise and reward accordingly.

If you are interested, please apply today, or if you would like to discuss the opportunity further, please contact Alice McGlaughlin directly.

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