Financial Controller - Poole

Ref: 217 Date Posted: Wednesday 11 Dec 2019
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Financial Controller


Location – Poole. Dorset

Job Type – Fixed Term Contract

Contract Length – 9 months

Pay – Negotiable



Red Chilli Recruitment are looking for an experienced Financial Controller, to work on behalf of our reputable company based Poole, Dorset. The role is a fixed term contract and will be for a period of 9 months.


Roles / Responsibilities -


  • Managing all day to day financial accounting functions.
  • Managing the year-end audit process.
  • Producing monthly management accounts and related financial reports, including but not limited to variance analysis, budgets, and cash flow forecasts.
  • Managing all accounting operations including billing, A/R, A/P, cost accounting, inventory accounting and revenue recognition.
  • Coordinating and directing the preparation of the financial forecasts and report variances.
  • Producing Group consolidated accounts.
  • Ensuring quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting.
  • Developing and documenting business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Managing month-end and year-end close process.
  • Ensuring all HMRC filings are done in accordance with required timescales.
  • Managing business cash flow.
  • Providing financial leadership to the business.
  • Liaising with operational managers, responding to their financial inquiries and providing financial advice.
  • Overseeing Purchase ledger, Sales ledger and Payroll.


Skills / Experience –


  • ACCA/ACA/CIMA Qualified.
  • Previous experience as a Financial Manager / Controller.
  • Experience of using Sage Line 50.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel with an ability to use it to an advanced level.
  • Positive and professional attitude with the ability to work well independently.
  • Proactive with the ability to identify process improvement and implement and changes.