Financial Controller

$60,763 - $69,625 yearly
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  • Newton Abbot, Devon
  • Mar 22, 2024
Permanent Experience: Qualified Accountant Role: CFO Role: Reporting to CFO

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for our client, who due to continued growth and expansion are looking to introduce a new role to the business of Financial Controller, this role will not only drive the day to day financial reporting but also the longer term financial strategy of the business. Reporting directly into the MD you will have the gravitas to present the numbers at board level as well as to lead the team and work cross functionally across the operation. MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES * Construct and deliver the company's annual budget, moving in the future towards a rolling three year plan. Annual budgets prepared on a timely, accurately basis. * Identify areas of underperformance, overspend and implement an action plan to rectify. * Ensure the control of all departmental administrative systems and procedures. Develop procedures in line with best practice, and the latest corporate governance and legislative requirements. * Ensure weekly & period reporting is fit for purpose, timely and accurate. * Ensure monitoring and reporting processes are in place and corrective action taken where necessary to control bad debt, working capital, cash balances, stock levels and capital expenditure. * Demonstrate excellent levels of cross departmental working and engagement with peers and the wider team, as required. * Remain abreast of industry trends & developments, macro and micro economic conditions, and recommending actions & considerations for adapting and improvement. * Creating open and effective relationships with key customers and internal/external suppliers, demonstrating excellent communication skills. In order to be considered for the role you must be able to demonstrate that you have operated in a senior financial role within the FMCG sector, ideally food. You will have the ability to work with complex ever changing numbers. It is preferred that you are fully qualified, either ACCA or CIMA but candidates qualified by experience will also be considered Please contact me for a broader conversation and a more indepth job description In order to view more information on this job press the APPLY NOW button below and it will take you to the source website

Working Hours

Full Time

Salary by Currency

This role in US Dollars has a minimum of $60,763 to a maximum of $69,625. In British Pounds it has a minimum of £48,000 to a maximum of £55,000. In Australian Dollars it has a minimum of $92,463 to a maximum of $105,948.


Governance and Control (for team members)

Everybody from the CEO to the newest intern plays an important role towards supporting governance and control. During this course participants will learn governance risk management compliance treasury and closing the books.

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Relationship Building

Relationships are at the heart of everything you do and are a fundamental component of your success. This course will teach you how to build brand new relationships from scratch and apply proven techniques to turn these individuals into your biggest supporters.

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Analysing and Reporting Performance

This module has been specifically designed to help finance team members identify the key metrics that are needed to manage performance across the business and turn these into a powerful set of KPIs that can be reported on dashboards scorecards and board reports.

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Good communication skills are a key differentiator between a great technical accountant and a trusted member of the business team. You will learn how to apply this within team meetings presentations email and instant messaging and written reports.

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Optimising Processes

During this course we discuss how finance teams can map out simplify and standardize processes and apply Lean Six Sigma principles to reduce waste. We cover automation and outsourcing and how you can benefit from Optical Character Recognition Robotic Process Automation Digital Transformation and Artificial Intelligence.

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Operational Driver

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Governance and Control

The CFO plays a key board member role towards strong governance and holding others accountable for their actions. This course helps you to understand governance risk management compliance closing the books and treasury; and improve your skills for simplifying automating and shortening your financial close process.

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Best Practice Financial Modelling

This course teaches you the fundamentals of good modelling practice including the spreadsheet life cycle the FAST Standard the Calculation Block Flags and Factors how to review models and SMART Guidelines for financial modelling.

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Soft Skills

Research shows that soft skills contribute towards 80% of your career success and this is arguably even more the case for finance leaders. This course teaches you how the best finance leaders communicate effectively with their team build bridges between each department and develop trusted relationships with key stakeholders.

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Finance leaders are responsible for developing a well-rounded finance function that can keep up with the evolution of your business. During this module you will learn how to lead your finance function become a C-Suite business leader manage people drive the culture; and represent your business externally.

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