Financial Controller

Location UK / Downpatrick Area

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £50000 - 60000

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1353277

 Job Description

Financial Controller required for large company in Downpatrick. 5 years PQE. £50-60K

Financial Controller – Downpatrick – £50-60K


The Role:

  • Responsible for the production of all financial information to the operational management, and Board of Directors.
  • Responsible for reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts
  • Provide a weekly cash flow report, and weekly/monthly management accounts
  • Management of the stock control process
  • Reporting on standard costs and Standard Cost Variance Analysis
  • Preparation of year-end financial statements
  • Responsible for the continuing development of sound financial controls and procedures within the organisation.
  • Process controls, product cost evaluation and pricing management.
  • Implementing and adhering to financial reporting requirements.
  • Prepare, monitor and maintain annual department and company budgets.
  • To evaluate and review the company’s contractual obligations.
  • Assess and reduce the company’s exposure to financial risk.
  • To be involved in the development of the company’s IT strategy.
  • Implement, monitor and update all statutory and legislative requirements in financial terms.
  • To maintain a high level of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Oversee the Finance Department to ensure proper maintenance of all accounting systems and functions, supervise finance staff
  • Develop a Financial Management Information system, through providing all necessary financial reports as required by the Management team and the group’s directors, including Reporting of stock performance and stock levels against budget/target.
  • Develop tools and systems to provide critical financial information to the Directors and Managers, and to make actionable recommendations on strategy.
  • Develop relevant Key Performance Indicators, from which staff performance can be assessed relevant to overall business performance.
  • Monitor the group’s banking activities and ensure adequate cash flow is maintained.
    Develop the finance team procedures and raise awareness of financial management matters
  • Proactive involvement in the management team, making proposals concerning financial business performance based on financial data and highlight to the directors / managers areas where improvements can be made.
  • Expenditure control, consisting of responsibility for monitoring all company expenditure, including staff expenses, providing reports and recommendations to department managers and directors. This will involve reviewing expenses, invoices, etc; for errors and cost saving opportunities.


Essential Criteria:

  • Qualified Accountant in one of the following Accountancy bodies (CIMA / ACCA/ ACA). At least 5 year PQE.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement effective, accurate and efficient systems.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Evidence of analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Proven innovative capability, focussed on continuous improvement
  • Evidence of good organisational, planning and time management abilities with the ability to prioritise effectively to meet deadlines
  • Highly proficient in the use of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software.


Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience within the food production industry
  • Experience of managing delivery to high end multiple retailers


For more information, please call Karen Nicholson at NI Resourcing on 07734033430, or upload your CV through the link provided