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Financial Controller - Glasgow

Industry & Commerce - Finance Executive/Management
Ref: 2565 Date Posted: Tuesday 04 Sep 2018
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iMultiply are supporting BioFilm in the search for a Financial Controller for their Glasgow based office. 

The Company

BioFilm is a developer and manufacturer of thin dissolvable films which release active ingredients. These dissolvable films can have a range of applications, BioFilm are focused on dental, healthcare and pharmaceutical opportunities. This growing business currently operates in the B2B space, partnering with international companies to take innovative concepts through from initial research to development, manufacture, packaging and final delivery to the retailer. 

The Role

The Financial Controller position requires a professionally qualified accountant who possesses excellent technical, interpersonal and team working skills. It is likely that the individual will have post qualifying experience within a growing and fast paced SME environment where they will have gained the appropriate technical exposure required to perform in the role. Essential to the post will be a candidate who can demonstrate resilience and attention to detail.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Producing accurate financial reports to specific deadlines;
    • Preparation of daily cashflow and KPI metric reporting;
    • Monthly consolidated management accounts 
    • Monthly departmental reporting / assist department managers in budget variance analysis
  • Overseeing and manage all tax and regulatory compliance issues;
  • Preparing all month end reconciliations;
  • Implementing and managing the internal financial controls 
  • Ensure stock is effectively managed and controlled, accurately reporting all cost of goods;
  • Daily bank reconciliations, processing all payments and receipts;
  • Purchase order process management (including reconciliation of key supply accounts and liaising with suppliers to resolve outstanding issues);
  • Sales order process management, including management of external relationships with invoice factoring company;
  • Employee expense claim processing and payment;
  • Payroll management and processing;
  • Credit control;
  • Quarterly VAT returns/EC Sales lists/EC Intrastat Reports (if required);
  • Day to day management and maintenance of accounting systems;
  • Conducting reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities;
  • Preparation for and liaising with auditors to facilitate year end statutory reporting
  • Developing external relationships with appropriate contacts, e.g. auditors, solicitors, bankers and statutory organisations such as the Inland Revenue;
  • Leading and supporting on process improvement and development
  • Team management 
  • Ad Hoc duties  


  • CCAB qualified 
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent numeracy skills
  • Working knowledge of Sage and MS Excel 
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation (e.g. VAT) and application of this in the work environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Should be able to demonstrate resilience and the ability to self-manage 
  • Ability to prioritise effectively, completing all tasks accurately and within required timescales.
  • Strong commercial acumen 
  • Demonstrates a professional and customer service approach 

Please do not hesitate to contact, Iain Hughes at iMultiply for a private and confidential discussion regarding this excellent opportunity - 0141 648 9150 or

All third-party applications will be forwarded to iMultiply.