Financial Controller

Job Category : HR, Admin & Finance
Job Title : Financial Controller
Duration : Contract Full-Time
Region : Staffordshire
Town : Stoke-on-trent
Salary : £40-45k
Posted : 15/08/2016

Optima Plus Recruitment are exclusively representing a growing business in the Stoke on Trent area with the recruitment of a Financial Controller. Due to maternity leave this is a fixed term contract for 18 months.
Working as part of the local management team this position requires an individual who has 3-5 years’ post qualification experience in a similar role, with advanced IT skills and with exposure to the following areas; Credit Control, Payroll & HMRC Legislation functions.

As part of this position you will work very closely with the Group Finance Director in the management of the Finance Department therefore the successful candidate will have had previous experience of leading a Finance Functions. Excellent communication skills are essential to the role as is the ability to liaise with non finance personnel.

Your key tasks will be:
• Preparation & distribution of Monthly Management Accounts
• Budgets, Forecasting & Variance Analysis
• Nominal Ledger
• Ensure excel P&L and Balance Sheet reconcile to Sage Reports & post Management Account Accruals
• Cash Flow weekly preparation & distribution, including monthly & weekly forecasting
• Preparation of annual audit files & liaising with external auditors
• Stock take management, stock reconciliations, analysis and reporting
• Corporation tax instalment calculations and payment
• Bad debt analysis, provision and control
• Preparation of sales and staff bonus calculations
• Management of the finance team and their workloads
• Attending management meetings & dealing with issues that arise
• Oversee Credit Control and Payroll functions
• Ad Hoc reports, analysis, queries, problems

If you in addition previous experience within a construction industry environment would be preferred and a highly organised/analytical approach to the role. You will be a fully qualified accountant and member of CIMA or ACCA.

For additional information please contact Kerri-Ann Hargreaves.

Job Ref : Financial Controller
Start Date : ASAP
Contact Details :


Optima Nursing & Care Service LTD
9 & 10 Ridge House,
Ridge House Drive,
Festival Park,

Office: +44 (0) 1782 409 333
Fax: +44 (0) 1782 631 991