Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 01/10/2018
Reference: 13948224/001_1536652458
Contact Name: Anna MacDonald
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 11, 2018 08:54

Job Description

The Role will be responsible to the Chief Executive and the individual will immediately become a member of the management team which comprises the Chief Executive, Sales Director and Operations Director. The role comes with one direct report - an Accounts Assistant to assist in delivering the finances, an essential part of the business.

Client Details

A family-owned business, based in Coventry, who have historically shown a stable, loyal and committed work-force who work in a friendly and mutually co-operative open-office environment. This role will oversee all aspects of finance for the business and have a key input in decision making and driving the business forwards.


The Financial Controller will be responsible for:

  • Preparation of Monthly management accounts
  • VAT
  • Management of purchase and sales ledger functions
  • Cash management
  • Preparation of monthly forward cash-flows

Overseeing all aspects of finance including:

    • Processing customer invoices

    • Daily cash allocation

    • Maintenance of cashbooks and daily bank reconciliations

    • Purchase invoice processing in Sage 50 Accounts Professional

    • Processing of BACS payments and sending out remittances to suppliers

    • Supplier statement reconciliations

    • Dealing with supplier queries

    • Processing bank statements

    • Processing of fuel receipts

    • Issuing customer statements

    • Credit control

    • Dealing with customer invoice queries

    • Compilation of engineers overtime for payroll from time sheets

    • Balance sheet and intercompany reconciliations

  • Payroll


The successful Financial Controller will be:

  • Be a qualified and experienced management accountant. The Company would also look at individuals who can demonstrate they are Qualified by Experience.
  • Must be an excellent communicator - especially over the telephone
  • Will have a friendly Can-do attitude and make all stakeholders feel comfortable that their issue will be sorted
  • Will be very customer-focused and will keep his/her promises
  • Have strong MS Office skills (Word, Excel and Outlook) plus practical Sage experience or near-equivalent
  • Working in a small team

Job Offer

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