Financial Controller

fss Published: 10/03/2022
Ilford, Essex, United Kingdom
Job Type
To £90,000 + Bens


This entrepreneurial lead specialist engineer group seeks a Financial Controller to support the Managing Director, be part of the management team and take full responsibility for the finance function.

Duties will include

  • Work closely with Managing Director and other members of the Management team to optimise company performance to agreed objectives and goals.
  • Manage, develop and maintain a suitably resourced, experienced and capable team to facilitate the successful operation of the Accounts department.
  • Constantly review systems, processes and controls for potential improvements
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet and profit and loss and provide Managing Director with a monthly variance report.
  • Work closely with the sales/operations/buying team, providing input for estimates and costings
  • Prepare statutory reports as required and liaise with auditors/accountants, including statutory accounts, corporation tax return
  • Quarterly VAT returns as well as lead the relationships with HMRC/Companies House
  • Payroll, weekly & monthly together with month and year end returns
  • Manage year-end audit process including year-end stocktakes.
  • Perform regular stock valuation and analysis.
  • Carry out regular business review of sales, orders, backlog, margin and trends. Manage overhead cost control process.
  • Ensure general ledger accounts are reconciled and related costs and allocations are maintained and monitored.
  • Credit Control
  • Prepare profit forecasts and annual budget and provide Managing Director with variance and trend analysis.
  • Support the MD with the review of potential acquisitions
  • Act as Company Secretary and pension scheme trustee.
  • Oversee IT, Admin and HR, liaise with outsourced suppliers

Keys skills will include:

  • Strong systems including SAGE & Excel
  • Highly organized and able to plan and multi-task
  • Adapts quickly to changes
  • Self-motivated and outgoing
  • Good communication skills
  • Good team player

This is an excellent opportunity to join an ambitious group that is looking to expand by acquisition and can offer a varied and challenging role.


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