Financial Controller

Location UK / Antrim

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £30000 - 40000

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1368889

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Financial Controller based in Bushmills

Halliday’s of Bushmills

Financial Controller – Job Specification

The Halliday family have been selling cars from their Bushmills base for more than 50 years. Steeped in heritage with strong family values, this third generation business recently celebrated its 50th birthday with the state of the art customer centred showroom, workshop and forecourt, from which it is one of Northern Ireland’s top selling dealerships for Citroen and Peugeot cars, and commercials

Serving a hugely loyal customer base from Belfast to Bushmills and from Coleraine to Cookstown, the business continues to evolve and has recently expanded its operations with a new base in Leicester.

As part of our continued growth journey, the business wishes to appoint an ambitious and driven FINANCIAL CONTROLLER at its Bushmills site. Reporting to the Dealer Principal, the successful candidate will operate at a very senior level within the organisation, contributing and influencing the future strategy and direction of the business, as well as helping build a successful management team to bring the business to the next level. The appointee will lead the Finance & Administration team in delivering effective financial management, control and reporting across all the business’ operations throughout the UK

The Role

Reporting to the Dealer Principal, you will lead the Financial function in

  • Ensuring the smooth running of the entire accounts function including sales, purchases, expenses, payroll, banking and cash processing;
  • Providing the business owners with financial information and analysis to drive improved operational performance across all parts of the business to include divisional profit statements, intra-group recharges and divisional KPIs and ensuring their integration across all areas of the business;
  • Maintaining and developing controls to maximise efficiency, profitability and cash flow;
  • Oversight of dealership reporting to PSA Citroen / Peugeot to include bonus tracking, reconciliation, maximisation;
  • Delivering timely and accurate monthly management accounts for the business
  • Preparing all budgets, cash flow forecasts, financial projections and analysis to support business planning;
  • Working with external accountants to ensure full compliance and analysis to support business planning;
  • Liaising with banks HP providers and other funders.

The Criteria

The successful candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • At least 2:1 (Hons) degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant discipline
  • ACA, ACCA, CIMA Qualified Accountant with a minimum of three years’ post qualified experience in a commercial accountant role;
  • Strong IT skills including computerised financial packages

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Statement of Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities

We wish to ensure equal opportunity is given to all applicants. We will not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinions, marital status, age or disability