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Job title

Financial Controller / Management Accountant

Job Type

Perm

Pay

Up to £45k pa - neg

Location

Chatham

Date posted

17/04/19

Full details

Our Client is looking for an experienced Financial Controller / Management Accountant with Construction experience to work within the Chatham area of Kent. You Must have previous Construction experience and the understanding of the Industry. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to prove their worth and work within a fast growing Company. Summary of the Role: The Financial Controller is responsible for all aspects of the accounts for the Company. Managing a team of 4, this role is a core part of the senior management team for the company and its subsidiaries.

Responsibilities cover:
• Management Information
• Sales / Purchase Ledger / Cashflow
• Payments Processing o First authorise all payments set up on the bank
• External Reporting Obligations o Taxation o Audit o Other
• Liaison with Commercial & Site Teams
• Waste Management
• Materials Management
• Other jobs o Deal with auditors, VAT and CIS inspectors and bank auditors o Ensure and bonds required by the company are taken out. o Deal with credit limits and insurers for turnover insurance
• Management Information o Ensuring accounts are produced at the month end and reported to the board in a timely manner o Ad Hoc reports as required o Reconciling all items in the balance sheet and profit and loss accounts and ensuring these have no discrepancies o Managing the accounts team to assist in producing the accounts to TB level. o Producing budgets for the board o Liaising with Commercial to obtain a realistic sales forecast and project figures for the business and reporting to the board o Ensure costs are controlled at all times and budgets are stuck to. o Control any accounts mispostings
• Sales / Purchase Ledger / Cashflow o Ensuring sales invoices are reported down from commercial on a timely basis and sales invoices are raised by the accounts team o Overseeing credit control to ensure money is being received as it is due o Dealing with old debt and recovering retentions from customers o Ensuring subcontractors and suppliers are paid on a timely basis and within the credit terms agreed o Revising cash flows to ensure the company does not run in to difficulty o Maintaining a good relationship with bank managers to assist with lending and cashflow
• Payments Processing o First authorise all payments set up on the bank
• External Reporting Obligations o Ensure VAT and CIS is filed by the deadlines o Ensure payment is made to HMRC on a timely basis o Ensure the accounts reconcile back to what has been reported and paid to HMRC. o Ensure CITB returns and grant forms are completed by the relevant deadlines in order to maximise grant funding o Ensure sales ledger is reporting to bank managers by deadlines o Ensure annual returns and dormant accounts for smaller subsidiary companies are filed at companies house
• Liaison with Commercial & Site Teams o Attend and train site staff to ensure sites are producing the paperwork required by head office and in the manner expected. o Attend monthly CVR meetings to obtain an understanding of project status and profits expected by job. o Produce internal audit reports to be reported to the board o Ensure all subcontractors are financially credit checked to ensure the company is aware of any risk in the supply chain
• Waste Management o Produce Site Waste Management plans o Audit sites to ensure the waste management plans are being adhered to o Produce key financial information to show any saving made from the plan produced or areas that could be improved.
• Materials Management o Training site on how to complete and update materials management sheets o Ensure stock takes are done regularly and reflect items needing to be purchased going forward o Monitor procurement team and ensure this role is covered when procurement are on annual leave.
• Other jobs o Deal with auditors, VAT and CIS inspectors and bank auditors o Ensure and bonds required by the company are taken out. o Deal with credit limits and insurers for turnover insurance o Any other job required If this position is of interest to you then please send in your CV in the first instance - salary negotiable for the right person plus car, pension, healthcare.

If you would like to be considered for this role please call AFR on:
0345 260 4411or email:
Heather@afrecruitment.co.uk