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Financial Controller

Job details

  • Reference
  • RC40605
  • Location
  • Southampton, Hampshire
  • Salary
  • £40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Job Type
  • Permanent
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CMA Recruitment Group is proud to be representing an established SME distribution business in Southampton, on an exclusive basis, with their search for a new Financial Controller.

Reporting to the Managing Director and with one direct report, the Financial Controller will be responsible for the UK accounting function, whilst also taking the lead on the business' fleet and insurance administration requirements.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare monthly draft management accounts and provide variance analysis
  • Monitor and provide analysis for gross profit margin on customer accounts on quarterly basis and liaise with senior management regarding the best way to utilise this information
  • Maintain company cash flow forecast
  • Produce sales reporting and forecasting on a monthly basis
  • Weekly and monthly bank reconciliations (£ and Euro)
  • Monitor money markets and hedge currency accordingly
  • Monitor cost of goods sold and liaise with senior management regarding any KPI's that have unusual variance
  • Provide EC Sales reporting on a monthly basis
  • Reconcile stock and prepare reporting for management
  • Prepare accounts for group on a quarterly basis
  • Maintain the fixed asset register
  • Prepare for annual audit and liaise with external accountants at year end
  • Administer outsourced payroll and pension
  • Manage company car tax and insurance
  • Manage company insurance
  • Other adhoc duties as required

Our client is seeking candidates with previous accounting experience within an SME environment, preferably within a number one role, however, exposure within a number two role will also be considered.

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