Financial Controller - Redditch

Ref: 77 Date Posted: Monday 22 Feb 2021
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Financial Controller

Redditch • Permanent • Full Time • Salary Negotiable DOE

Arden Personnel are exclusively working with a leading healthcare provider who has over 70 branches across the UK This role will require you to work alongside all stakeholders from the directors of the group business and to all of the staff. Aside from looking after ledgers, the key ongoing target is to produce management accounts on time and indicate to stakeholders where the business can improve financially. You will need to work on the internal accounting and payroll function to make sure it is lean and efficient whilst mentoring younger team members.

The Financial Controller day to day duties are as follows:

  • To lead a flexible team of accounts, admin, HR, and payroll providing guidance, advice, and motivation to team members of all experience levels
  • To manage the production of management accounts, start to finish
  • To manage payroll process for 200 internal and 100 external employees including HMRC submissions
  • You will work with a small HR and admin team for timesheet input, and manage all financial elements of payroll with your finance team
  • To integrate acquired businesses into the group by liaising with solicitors to hive business assets
  • To work with directors and senior management to project future budgets for business growth.
  • To manage a set of 20 property leases including a review process
  • To manage financial processes with accounts team including:
    • Preparation off departmental (branches) P+L’s
    • Fully reconciled balance sheets for all group entities
    • Prepare, consolidate, and submit VAT returns
    • Intercompany recharge to group
    • Manage auditor relationship and complete statutory accounts and tax return
    • Cash flow forecasting
    • Statutory submissions
    • Oversee ledgers
    • Ensure robust controls over cash takings
    • Ensure robust controls over stock management.

The Successful Financial Controller must have the following skills/experience:
Essential Experience

  • ACCA/CIMA fully qualified
  • Sage accounts 50 (essential)
  • Sage accounts 200 (essential)
  • Sage Payroll (essential)
  • Flexible team member with the ability to think about the running of a medium-size business

Preferred Experience (non-essential)

  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Access
  • Management accounts production experience
  • Ability to lead, motivate, and mentor colleagues
  • 10 years of accounting experience in the workplace
  • Interested in supporting a front-line healthcare environment.
  • Experience in a multi-site retail organisation

What’s on offer for the successful Financial Controller

  • Full-time Mon-Friday 40 hours a week
  • Free parking
  • Working for a growing company in the health sector
  • Pension
  • Healthcare