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Financial Controller

Universal Business Team
Moulton, Northampton, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 15, 2024

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Full Time

UBT are proud to be working with a leading well established family run SME business based in Northampton. The role of Financial Controller will develop and control the company's annual operating budget to ensure that all financial targets are met. You will provide financial support/advice and guidance including forecast to the leadership team to enable the business to achieve objectives including growth plans. Ultimately you will lead a small team, overseeing all accounting activities to ensure that all ledgers, management accounts are accurate reflecting on cashflow and improving the department to help the business scale accordingly. This is an exciting opportunity that is offering an attractive salary, bonus and as the business grows potential for development to a Financial Director position.

[ The role ]

* Oversee the preparation of the companies financial accounts to ensure that these are presented to the board monthly

* Collaborating with the management team in establishing more effective processes and controls to ensure the integrity of the company’s ledger.

* Meaningful and accurate data reporting to management weekly

* Overseeing all tax and regulatory and compliance issues.

* Providing external auditors with the necessary documentation and support.

* Managing and overseeing the Sales and Purchase Ledger

* Prepare and submit Quarterly VAT Returns (Including Postponed VAT Imports)

* Process Foreign VAT, Import Documentation

* Prepare 12 Week Cash Forecast and Present Weekly

* Update Daily Reports of Cash Collection and Supplier Payments

* Update Board monthly of Forecast against budget.

* Continually look for ways to improve EBITDA


* Excellent IT, Excel, Communication & Presentation Skills

* Qualified CIMA/ACCA or working towards

* Attention to detail

* Practical understanding of management accounting principles and techniques

* In- depth knowledge of budgeting and financial forecasting.

* Strong analytical skills to effectively analyse financial reports.

* Good Leadership and management skills


* Salary of £60,000 - £70,000

* Bonus scheme

* Hybrid working options

* Free parking

* Free EV charging points

* Progression

* Company phone and laptop

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