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Financial Controller

Hays A&F
Home Location
£50000.0 - £70000.0 per annum + £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Closing date
May 30, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Director/Head of Finance
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, CGMA, CIMA: Qualified, CGMA: Qualified

Job Details

Your new company
A renowned motorsport brand has been manufacturing racing cars with a focus on track performance for many years. Under new ownership, they are committed to pushing innovation in engineering.

Your new role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Finance Controller to join a dynamic and dedicated team in this start-up business, as we enter the next phase of their journey. As the Finance Controller, you'll play a crucial role in areas such as Management Reporting, FIA Cost Cap Submissions, Financial Management, and maintaining Accounting Records in Sage. Additionally, there's room for growth and expansion into other domains like commercial, supply chain, insurers, and R&D tax credits as their business evolves. Responsibilities will include:

  • Upkeep of accounting records in Sage for two entities
  • Submit quarterly VAT returns
  • Payroll
  • Expenses
  • Management Reporting.
  • Assist project managers with the preparation of project budgets/forecasts.
  • Prepare company forecasts incorporating project budgets/forecasts.
  • FIA Cost Cap submissions
  • Assist outside agencies in the preparation of R&D tax credits

What you'll need to succeed
As a qualified accountant, preferably with CIMA or ACCA, you should have 10 years of post-qualification experience in commerce, with a proven track record working in a position of similar stance. Your attention to detail is crucial, but you also need to be pragmatic when perfection isn't feasible. You need to possess advanced Sage skills and be able to efficiently extract data using Microsoft Query for reconciliation and reporting. Additionally, your advanced Excel proficiency includes working with MsQ, pivot tables. You will have a collaborative nature and your strength of character allows you to actively engage in finance discussions even when not explicitly invited. Motorsport experience would be a desirable bonus.

What you'll get in return
As well as working for an evolving, growing start-up business in an exciting industry, you would be offered a rewarding remuneration package including a pension and 25 days annual leave plus statutory days. This increases by a day per year's service, up to 30 days, plus statutory days. You would also have the potential for some flexibility for remote work.

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