Snapshot of a Candidate: Financial Controller (CIMA)

Experience within SME businesses and divisional roles

Hands-on Financial Controller with multi-sector experience

– Manufacturing, Engineering, Distribution, Utilities and Services experience
– Used to working sole charge or managing a small team
– Reports to the MD, Owners, Group FD and Board
– Full responsibility for Financial Control and Statutory accounting
– Reduced overheads and expenses costs saving £5k per month
– Introduced an accrual system to record revenue and expenses
– Streamlined accounts payable process through authorisation of POs
– Implemented full stock warehouse control systems reducing losses by $100k
– Introduced Tax/VAT/PAYE in overseas business reducing penalties by $400k
– Stock and Warehouse controls analysis and improvement
– Negotiation with utilities and insurance providers
– Managed relationships with banks and legal firms
– Introduced cost reduction measures and VAT savings in UK company

– Preparation of monthly management reports and consolidated Board packs
– Developed company budget and prepared financial forecasting
– Prepared CAPEX and spend regarding cash flow
– Variance analysis against budget and forecast
– Cash flow reporting, purchasing and VAT returns
– Year End accounts and conducted annual audit
– Tax returns and liaison with HMRC
– Responsible for banking, insurance, pensions and utilities

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