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Financial Controller

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  • London, Greater London, England
  • Permanent,
  • Finance,
  • FC UK 1
  • 08/02/2024
Job description

Financial Controller

United Kingdom

£45,000 per annum

Permanent role – fully remote role

Must be able to travel to London once a month for a meetings

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are looking for an experienced Financial Controller to work on a fully remote basis for a rapidly growing company based in Kings Lynn

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Financial Controller to lead and develop the finance
department, managing day-to-day financial operations including corporate accounting,
financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal
control policies and procedures.

This role brings the finance function back in house replacing an external agency and presents an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to shape the department and grow with role.

Duties of the Financial Controller

  • Oversee the day-to-day accounting function for a growing FMCG business
    Prepare monthly financial reports and analysis
  • Provide insightful commentary on company performance and suggest areas of
    improvement
  • Prepare budgets and forecasts
  • Conduct monthly reviews of budgets and reforecasts with budget holders
  • Oversee the monthly payroll process
  • Prepare VAT returns
  • Liaise with company accountants to prepare annual accounts, tax returns, and tax credits
  • Develop existing accounting and management systems and internal control
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to streamline financial reporting processes,
  • implement best practices and identify efficiencies

Skills/Experience

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent overseas qualifications) with a minimum of two years experience
  • Experience of working in an SME environment would be desirable
  • Experience with the responsibilities above
  • Excellent Xero and Excel skills (to include pivot tables lookups if statements)
  • Passion for continuous improvement and internal and external customer satisfaction
  • Strong attention to detail and able to work independently
  • Highly organised able to prioritise and commit to deadlines
  • Problem-solving skills with a strong ability to identify and resolve
  • A natural desire to collaborate with others to identify the best outcomes
  • Ability to communicate financial information to non-financial members of staff
  • Calm and clear-minded under pressure

Benefits

  • Remote role
  • Flexible Hours
  • Fun, friendly and inclusive place to work
  • Holidays – 28 days plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Casual dress
  • Regular social activities

If you would like to apply for the role of Financial Controller then please email your CV to debbie.gough@hawk-3.com  or call Deb on 07557803946

Closing date is 08.03.2024 Please note this could change subject to suitable applications.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are acting as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

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Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

If this role is permanent, Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is operating as the employment agency. If this job is a temporary role, Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is operating as the employment business. Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job

Whilst we endeavor to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy