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Finance Manager

Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Nov 26, 2022

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Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
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Why you would want this role?

Established in 2007, INDO delivers innovative solutions to many of the challenges facing our planet, including sustainability, food security, and climate change.We are a pioneering manufacturer of Direct Drive® LED street and horticultural lighting systems, bespoke retrofit solutions, induction lighting equipment and lighting control systems. Our advanced technologies deliver improved performance, higher energy savings, greater value and reduced environmental impact. We are established as the innovative supplier of choice for our customers in the UK and Europe, and are experiencing a significant growth in demand from new and existing markets as we expand globally.

At INDO, we promote a strong, collaborative, team culture, where each individual is adding significant personal value whilst also investing in the success of their colleagues. We are a dynamic, growing team who work closely together, supporting and enabling each other at every opportunity.

What are we looking for?

We have an exciting opportunity for a determined, tenacious, detail oriented Financial Controller to join our team in Southampton. The role will be varied, covering all aspects of operational finance at INDO working as part of the senior leadership team, with responsibility for the Assistant Accountant and reporting directly to the Managing Director.

What will you be doing?
  • Oversee all aspects of Operational Finance
  • Direct line management of Assistant Accountant
  • Prepare monthly Management Accounts and quarterly Finance Board Reports
  • Budgeting, forecasting and reporting processes across the business
  • Prepare and submit VAT returns and other routine HMRC submissions
  • Maintain and manage Bank relationships and provide monthly Debtor and Creditor reconciliations
  • All aspects of Bank management including Payroll, UK and overseas payment runs, authorising payments and review of bank reconciliations.
  • Prepare and maintain Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly Stock reconciliation, highlighting dormant and slow moving stock, along with maintaining progress of perpetual stock counts
  • Prepare UK statutory accounts with the support of the Company Accountant
  • Prepare annual R&D Tax Credit calculation
  • Identify opportunities and provide critical information to the departmental leads for making operational and strategic decisions
  • Review actual operating results compared to budget and forecast (including sales, inventory, rebates/discounts, expenses etc)
  • Review and approval of special discounts, rebates and frameworks for customer accounts and tenders
  • Analysing market trends and sales performance for purposes of identifying business expansion opportunities
  • Identify and coordinate business grant initiatives to maximise growth potential

You will have
  • A CCAB qualification or Finalist
  • 2-3 years' demonstrated experience and working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Understanding of bespoke software packages
  • A high level of proficiency in Microsoft office suite / Google Workspace
  • Advanced ability in Excel
  • High levels of self-motivation, drive, resilience and ambition
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Business partnering skills, to support other departments
  • A dedication to continuous personal and professional improvement
  • Natural forward planning skills
  • An ability to critically assesses your own performance
  • A balanced focus between short term achievement and long-term development

We Believe
  • Integrity and trust, ownership and accountability are prerequisites
  • Having an outstanding team culture is the foundation of our success
  • Personal improvement is a way of life
  • Diversity and Inclusivity is not a checkbox exercise - it is fundamental to business health, delivering broader perspectives, improved decision making, and supporting a more successful business
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