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Financial Controller

£35 to 45K
Start date:


Sales and Purchase Ledger

• Update Xero accounting system
• Sales Ledger – ensure invoices are raised/posted accurately and in a timely manner
• Purchase Ledger – obtain authorisation from the appropriate person for all purchase invoices
• Where any discrepancies or issues arise with sales and purchase invoices, raise this with the Director in order that a timely resolution can be identified
• Nominal Ledger – process payment runs to suppliers based on invoices approved for payment prepared by the Financial Controller and approved by the Director
Payments and Banking

• Responsible for petty cash including maintenance of petty cash records and completion of a cash reconciliation at each month end
• Banking of cheques and cash received
• Reconciliation of the credit card account each week
• Preparing the reconciliation of current account and company bank accounts each week for review by the Directors
• Weekly Cash Flow updates
Monthly and Year-end Accounts

• Ensure the Trial Balance is up to date at each month end and prepare relevant reports for the review by the Directors
• Completing the Year-end audit file to ensure all information is ready and available for the Accountants
Credit Control

• Weekly review debtors by sending statements, chasing payment by telephone and to ensure credit control procedures are implemented
• Complete credit checks on new clients and set accounts up on accounting and finance software
Timesheets and Expenses

• Check timesheets to ensure employees have correctly recorded their time
• Check expenses and receipts to ensure they are accurately recording, and the supporting documentation is adequate, ie. VAT invoice where applicable
• Monitor mileage claimed

• Complete monthly payroll process
• Send pension correspondence
• Complete payroll year end process
• Complete yearly P11’Ds
• Assist the Directors and Operations Manager with any other duties as required
• Providing weekly and monthly reports on the company’s finances

Person Specification
The successful candidate will be a crucial part of a small and focussed team working across many projects. The following are considered essential attributes:
• Fully qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA desirable)
• Extensive Xero experience
• Extensive management and statutory accounts experience
• Experience of developing and maintaining financial analyses
• Experience of financial modelling
• Proven track record of systems implementation and maintenance
• Excellent spreadsheeting skills
• Excellent written and verbal English
• Strong attention to detail
• Self-motivating and solutions driven
• Eager to learn
• Flexible, professional and personable
• Exceptional interpersonal skills and be able to successfully communicate with people at all levels within and outside of the organisation

Leslie Bridgewater
Contact Email:
0208 463 0555

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