Financial Controller FTC Immediate start

Head 4 Talent
Cardiff, UK
Oct 20, 2019
Oct 22, 2019
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Not qualified, Part qualified
We are working with a large multinational manufacturing group who are looking for a Financial Controller for an interim period to start immediately. Experience of working in a large manufacturing group is desired. Main


• Maintain a department organisational structure sufficient to meet all goals and objectives
• Support month-end and year-end close process
• Preparation of monthly financial accounts and accompanying reports, in line with reporting timescales
• Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
• Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition
• Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported
• Create systems to prevent errors in data collection and calculations
• Maintenance of reporting systems to comply with government regulations and legislation
• Collaborate with auditing services to ensure proper compliance with all regulations
• Preparation of external and internal audit requirements.
• Review all financial plans and budgets regularly to look for cost reduction opportunities
• Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
• Research technical accounting issues for compliance
• Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies
• Treasury and cash management
• Oversee credit management function and where appropriate support dialogue with customers and credit insurance provider
• Oversee weekly payroll function and processing of monthly salaries
• Report to the FD with timely and accurate financial information
• Assist the FD in presenting reports to senior executives, stakeholders, and board members
• Liaison with HM Revenue and Customs
• Ensuring that all agreed procedures and controls are duly adhered to and in line with Delegation of Authority criteria
• Formal submissions of capital expenditure proposals
• Liaison with relevant departments within Group
• Suggest updates and improvements for accounting systems, including payroll and invoicing
• Motivate and lead finance team members by clarifying roles and providing helpful feedback
• Any other ad-hoc duties when required by the business