Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South West London
Salary: 35000 to 42500
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Sean Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 6 years ago

Job Description

Entrepreneurial Retail organisation have a fabulous opportunity for a hands on Financial Controller or Finance Manager to join their close knit team. Working in an SME environment, you will be a fundamental part of the Senior Management team working daily with the owners assisting with their ambitious growth plans. You must be prepared to help with parts of the business other than finance when required and have previously had exposure to working in a retail or stock based business. This role would suit a Qualified by Experience or a Qualified Accountant.     

Key Skills

  • Financial Controller experience particularly within an SME business with turnover under £5 million
  • Knowledge of Retail and or Supply Chain
  • A strong character with excellent management and communication skills
  • Influencing and negotiating skills
  • Hands on working ethic
  • Financial/Management Accounts/Credit Control
  • Excellent people skills
  • Stock Control & Supplier Management
  • Producing accurate VAT returns, filing quarterly VAT returns and dealing with VAT on imports

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Sales and Purchase Ledger Management
  • Daily Bank Reconciliation
  • Cash projections and weekly forecast maintained
  • Cost Analysis across the business
  • Salary processing including all HMRC forms and NI
  • Processing and monitoring staff expenses
  • Ensuring that customers credit risks are monitored
  • Monthly reporting of management accounts
  • Petty Cash and Credit Card management
  • Liaising with external accountants
  • Monthly stock analysis and inventory
  • Producing monthly accounts for shareholders

Salary £35,000 to £42,500 plus fantastic benefits