Financial Controller


Job Type
3 Nov 2017

Job Description

Financial Controller

£40,000 – £46,000

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a qualified Accountant to join this successful company in Gateshead as a Financial Controller.  Your duties will be as follows:

  1. Leading and managing financial accounting, reporting and control activities
  2. Production of monthly management accounts
  3. Balance sheet and control account reconciliation
  4. Reconciliation of all incoming cash and bank reconciliation
  5. Reconciliation of inter-company accounts
  6. Preparation of monthly VAT return
  7. Working with budget holders to keep monitoring systems up to date
  8. Ensuring accuracy and completeness of records
  9. Identifying variances and discrepancies and bring these to the attention of Directors
  10. Maintaining the Fixed Asset Register
  11. Overseeing bank mandates and company credit cards with up to date signatories and authorities
  12. Company point of contact for bankers
  13. Monitoring bank accounts, balances, preparation of inter-bank transfers to maximise interest from cash resources
  14. Monitor investments reports
  15. Acting as the main point of contact for external auditors
  16. Maintaining audit files and working papers and ensuring that information is provided within the agreed time scales
  17. Co-ordinating involvement of colleagues in audit
  18. Taking a lead on addressing the points that the auditors raise in their annual management report
  19. Responsible for the maintenance and development of systems and procedures to ensure the efficient and effective management of finances
  20. Identifying training needs (in financial systems and procedures) within the organisation and agreeing how these are addressed with the FD
  21. Managing the finance team including line management of staff
  22. Implementing financial controls across the organisation
  23. Representing the finance team at internal company and operational meetings
  24. Providing financial training to non-finance staff as required

 Having worked in a similar role, you will be a qualified Accountant with substantial experience of preparing monthly management accounts. 

Job Categories: Finance and Accountancy. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: £40,000 - £50,000. Job expires in Endless.

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