Financial Controller. London. £30-£35K.

    1. BASIC FUNCTION
    • To be responsible for all accounting and reporting of all matters and solutions
    • To partner with Management and be part of the team to grow the business
    • To have the experience with managing a financial function and capable to plan, account, report and partner all aspects relating to the role in Finance
    • To understand, apply and communicate Values and sales strategies to customers, dealers and members
    • To use best practices and be timely, accurate and consistent
    • To optimise level of automation using the tools and can use the tools to produce data analytics
    • To use standardized processes
    • To protect the assets of the company
    • To understand UK and Ireland VAT requirements
    • To understand UK and Ireland IFRS and US GAAP
    • To attend training as required
    • To complete any ad-hoc duties

           

  •         2. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    • To liaise with members in various locations with any financial matters relating to the UK and Ireland
    • To ensure the daily tasks are completed in a timely and accurate manner and be responsible for your workload
    • To prepare all aspects of budgets annually, forecasts quarterly and outlooks monthly, and be capable of explaining the reasoning for the results
    • To prepare, maintain and review monthly financial and management accounts, profit and loss and balance sheet reporting, ensuring all aspects are covered by the accounting processes and rules
    • To prepare other month end information as required
    • To prepare monthly a summary dashboard for Management with commentary on any variances to budget, forecast or outlook
    • To carry out all month end procedures with the preparation of journal postings for accruals, prepayment and other journals for the GL accountant to post
    • To work with GL accountant to be responsible for all transactions posted in the general ledger for accuracy and be accountable for all general ledger postings, check and verify,
    • To manage cost centre reporting, check and verify
    • To monitor and maintain the backlog/order report of orders for accuracy
    • To monitor and maintain inventory and work in progress monthly and to assist with the bi-annual physical inventory counts
    • To prepare quarterly reserve information to Corporate, having the ability to understand and explain the balance sheet
    • To prepare KPI’s as necessary
    • To aid with cashflow reporting
    • To monitor costs from suppliers and logistics company for accuracy
    • To prepare monthly margin analysis for sales and costs of sales, building necessary work in progress or accruals for month end reporting
    • To post correctly and reconcile foreign exchange transactions
    • To prepare the VAT returns and payments for UK and Ireland, as required by local governments
    • To prepare monthly intrastat and EC sales as required by local governments
    • To set up payments on time for HMRC for VAT and PAYE
    • To monitor and authorise workflow of purchase invoices
    • To authorise payments using the online banking system for all cost of sales and running costs  
    • To prepare sales commissions and statistics for UK and Ireland sales teams
    • To prepare statistic and analysis reporting as necessary and when required for both internal and external customers
    • To manage market reporting
    • To be responsible for the Accounts Receivable for UK and Ireland, credit control and dunning procedures
    • To manage full audit process from planning to completion meeting and sign off with internal and external customers  
    • To prepare the companies statement of accounts for annual filing with the necessary external bodies
    • To aid in corporation tax preparation for external tax auditors for both UK and Ireland, to follow up an ensure legal deadlines are adhered too
    • To be the main point of contact for the bank, HMRC and accountants
    • To monitor, file and assist with lease agreements
    • To review annually the insurance policies and data protection, ensure all certificates are valid
    • To advise Management of all financial matters of concern
    • To prepare when requested reports required by Corporate
    • To maintain filing and archiving
    • To keep up to date with UK and Ireland financial requirements

          

    3. COMPETENCES / SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE
    • Be competent with financial packages, be systems literate, accounting software, excel etc
    • Be accurate and organised
    • English fluency is a must; multilingual preferred
    • Excellent presentation, communication and planning skills required. High degree of professionalism and integrity.

    4. RELATIONSHIPS
    • Internal Customers – all members globally as required.
    • External Contacts – frequent contact with dealers, suppliers, customers, UK government bodies, auditors and banks

    5. REQUIREMENTS
    • Educated to ‘A’ level standard.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • 3 years experience in Financial sector

    6. DISCLAIMER

    • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by members assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

 

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