Financial Controller

Talent Spa
Market related
10 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
Financial Controller Location: West Byfleet, Sussex Salary: £38,000 per annum Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time Serving over 80 schools around the nation, our client has been considered one of the most inventive caterers in schools. Established in 2007, they have recently undergone a major restructure, stripping back to its core business of catering in schools. Main responsibilities of the Financial Controller: Monthly Management Account Preparation: Ensure all the month end routines are undertaken by the other members of the finance team to enable sign off by the Finance Director in a timely manner Take responsibility and prepare the necessary adjustments in relation to: Payroll, Pensions, All other necessary accruals, prepayments and adjustments required in the preparation of the monthly management accounts, Maintain accurate records in relation to all loans and finance leases Take responsibility to ensure that the preparation of the standard monthly analysis requirements are undertaken Completion of the Management Account reporting pack including analysis and commentary Costs control and investigating variances Responsible for Monthly Balance Sheet and P&L Reconciliations Cost Centre Reporting to relevant RBM’s Annual Account Preparation: Prepare the necessary audit files for review by the Finance Director for the auditors Acting as the point of contact to the auditors and tax accountants Liaise with the auditors on any queries raised as part of the audit Ensure compliance with statutory reporting requirements Tax: Require a sound understanding of VAT in the hospitality industry and its complexities Ensure all necessary reporting deadlines in relation to PAYE, CIS, VAT, and P11D’s are adhered to Make sure timely payments and remittance are undertaken Budgets and Forecasts: Responsible for producing accurate Annual Budgets and Forecasts on a timely manner Requirements to become the Financial Controller: Degree Qualified Previous experience in a similar role Previous experience using Sage is essential Advanced level of excel skills (Vlookup, Pivot tables, Sumifs) Excellent Communication and Organisational skills Flexible, hands-on and prepared to provide support & cover to other team members Ability to use own initiative and be pro-active in relation to new processes for finance Ability to work to tight deadlines Ability to work well within a close team Benefits of becoming the Financial Controller: Pension 3% Death in service x 2 salary Health Care – Self. 25 days holiday plus bank holidays If you feel that you meet the above criteria of the Financial Controller then please apply now This job was originally posted as

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