Financial Controller


Financial Controller

Job Description

Salary 41,000 per annum

Contract Type Permanent

Hours of Work 37.5 per week


  • Competitive Salary
  • Company pension
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • On-site parking
  • Wellness programme
  • Flexible/hybrid working

Key Responsibilities & Duties

Finance Management

  • Preparation of draft monthly management information (MI) and any other required materials for the monthly senior management meeting and quarterly finance reporting meeting.
  • Supervision and support of 2 staff members
  • Regular liaison with and provision of support for the senior management team.
  • Liaison with external advisors regarding the production of prompt and accessible reporting requirements.
  • Cash flow management, regular updating of the operating cash flow.
  • Preparation of draft budgets and supporting departmental managers in the annual budget process: preparation of ad-hoc forecasts as required.
  • Supervision of payroll preparation (undertaken by the bookkeeper), and preparation of related reconciliations.
  • Preparation of VAT returns/submissions.
  • Support the development of financial strategy and further improvement of systems.
  • Produce the creditors and debtors reports for the senior management team as required, a minimum of once per month
  • Produce a monthly payment run of supplier payments in line with the requirements of the senior management team.
  • Chase outstanding invoice payments, escalating as appropriate.
  • Approve or arrange purchase orders, ensuring appropriate controls are adhered to whilst maintaining operational efficiency.

Candidate Requirements or Desirable Attributes

  • Part-qualified accountant, or a similar level of experience with prior experience within a lead financial role and payroll systems.
  • Exposure to Estate and Farm accounting practices.
  • Sound working knowledge and experience of SAGE accounting software.
  • Personable but disciplined working rhythm.
  • Able to prioritise and meet deadlines.

If you have the experience to take on a role such as this, then we would love to hear from you!

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