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Financial Controller

United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time

  • Job Title:
    Finance Manager

  • Location:
    Fully Remote (UK)

  • Salary:

The Company

A rapidly growing, plant-based, frozen food business on a mission to make

eating well effortless. Everything we make is simple, healthy, and naturally delicious. All sustainably packaged with zero waste and no faff.

Your Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Financial Controller to lead and develop the finance

department, managing day-to-day financial operations including corporate accounting,

financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal

control policies and procedures.

This role brings the finance function back inhouse replacing an external agency and presents an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to shape the department and grow with role.

Financial Controller Specific


• Oversee the day-to-day accounting function for a growing FMCG business

• Prepare monthly financial reports and analysis

• Provide insightful commentary on company performance and suggest areas of

• improvement

• Prepare budgets and forecasts

• Conduct monthly reviews of budgets and reforecasts with budget holders

• Oversee the monthly payroll process

• Prepare VAT returns

• Liaise with company accountants to prepare annual accounts, tax returns, and R and D

• tax credits

• Manage FX risk

• Develop existing accounting and management systems and internal controls

• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to streamline financial reporting processes,

• implement best practices and identify efficiencies

• Other ad hoc tasks / duties as required by the CEO

Candidate Requirements

• Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA or equivalent overseas qualifications) with a minimum of two years experience

• Experience of working in an SME environment would be desirable

• Experience with the responsibilities above

• Excellent Xero and Excel skills (to include pivot tables, lookups, if statements)

• Passion for continuous improvement and internal and external customer

• satisfaction

• Strong attention to detail and able to work independently

• Highly organised, able to prioritise and commit to deadlines

• Problem-solving skills with a strong ability to identify and resolve

• A natural desire to collaborate with others to identify the best outcomes

• Ability to communicate financial information to non-financial members of staff

• Calm and clear-minded under pressure


• Remote role

• Flexible Hours

• Fun, friendly and inclusive place to work

• Holidays - 28 days plus bank holidays

• Pension scheme

• Casual dress

• Regular social activities

• This role will give you the opportunity for development and progression within a growing company.

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