Financial Controller

£75000 + Benefits

SE London

The Company

They are a fast expanding modern brewery company established in the last few years with private equity backing. They now have a new role for a dynamic, energetic qualified accountant to become there Financial Controller and to become the first accountant within their business. The finance function has previously been outsourced to their auditors who will continue to be responsible for tax and VAT matters.

The Role

This is new role and will initially be a sole charge role and therefore requires hands on accountancy skills who can do the mundane as well as the entrepreneurial financial matters. The role will involve the following:

  • Monthly management account preparation
  • Budgeting and cashflows
  • Financial control of costs and expenses including understanding breakeven point
  • Financial reporting and preparation of year end statutory accounts
  • Ensure all ledgers are posted correctly
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Payment of invoices and ensuring timely invoicing
  • Explaining financial matters to non financial people including management
  • Oversight of payroll
  • Liaison with external professionals including tax professionals and auditors

The Successful Candidate

To be considered for this role you must meet the following criteria:

  • Qualified Accountant who has 3- 8 years experience post qualified experience
  • Strong hands on accounting skills, eye for detail, as well as entrepreneurial flair
  • Management and financial accounting skills
  • Able to use Excel and Sage (or similar package)