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Financial Controller

Herefordshire   •   £45,000 - £50,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • A unique Financial Controller opportunity.
  • Chance to work for a international market leading fruit and veg producer!

About Our Client

My client are an internationally recognised, market-leading brand based in Hereford. As a group they are a producer of fruit and vegetables and crop-growing technology.

Job Description

For this Financial Controller role in Herefordshire, you will be:

Key Areas

  • Maintaining of control and accuracy of the businesses Accounting and Triple Bottom Line Reporting
  • Forecasting and looking forward with particular focus on performance
  • Performing Cashflow and Treasury Management

The Role:

  • Daily management and control of the Business' Balance Sheet, Cashflow and Financial Statements
  • Reporting on the Business' approach to Triple Bottom Line Performance (Profit, People & Plant)
  • Establish and Maintain detailed Financial Policies and Procedures
  • Ensure that systems and internal control are maintained
  • Identify and implement improvements to systems and processes
  • Review Monthly Accounts file and report on outstanding issues, areas of risk and materiality to the Finance Director in preparation for the monthly Finance board report
  • Ensure Balance Sheet reconciliations are complete and inter-company balances reconciled.
  • Supporting the process of the annual statutory accounts preparation
  • Maintenance and control of Month and Year End Files
  • Ensure the accuracy and timeliness of statutory reporting and VAT
  • Governance of the reporting timelines
  • Support to Management Accountants
  • Involvement in preparation of budgets
  • Timely and accurate preparation of forecastsIn Addition:
  • To represent the Finance Director when they are away from the office and communicate on matters where input is required
  • Communicate regularly with other Managers to ensure that issues in the Finance Team are brought to the attention of others and receive feedback from the other areas
  • To make improvements in the working of the Finance team to increase efficiency and overall promote a proactive Finance Team
  • To support the implementation of systems
  • To ensure holiday cover planned so that all roles are covered and there is no period of understaffing
  • Ad hoc reporting as required including financial modelling and analysis

The Successful Applicant

The kind of person my client seek for this Financial Controller role:

  • Team Player, energetic, and enthusiastic - essential attributes
  • Embraces and supports change processes
  • Confident, self-starter able to act on own initiative
  • Positive mind-set
  • Commercially aware, forward thinking
  • Knowledge of financial IT systems, MS Navision would be advantageous
  • Previous experience of team management
  • Ability to operate in a dynamic environment and working to tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and logical decision making
  • Understand the requirements of an audit and internal controls and strong general Accountancy knowledge.

What's on Offer

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