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Financial Controller - West Lothian

£45,000 - Industry & Commerce - Finance Executive/Management
Ref: 2365 Date Posted: Thursday 15 Mar 2018
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iMultiply are delighted to be working exclusively with a well known business in the West Lothian area who are looking to recruit a brand new position of Financial Controller. Working in conjunction with the Finance Director, you will apply a best practice approach to the finance team's systems and processes along with taking a lead role in coaching the members of the finance team in the new processes and procedures.

This role will give the successful individual an opportunity to make a really positive impact on the business from an early stage and play a large part in the future success of the business going forward. Furthermore, you will also be heavily involved in systems upgrades, developing detailed management board packs and get exposure to integrations and future acquisitions. For the right candidate coming into this role there is also a genuine opportunity and succession path to progress to Head of Finance/Finance Director in the medium term.


Key responsibilities:

  • Preparation of monthly P&L & Balance Sheet reports
  • Preparation of departmental P&L reports and analysis
  • Detailed analysis of Standard Variable Margin reports across all products
  • Monthly Trial balance reconciliations
  • Processing of required prepayments, accruals and journals to ensure accuracy of monthly business performance
  • Controlling set up of item stock records
  • Maintaining accurate month end stock records
  • Working with various departments to ensure appropriate stock controls and processes are maintained
  • Weekly Bank Reconciliations for all bank accounts, including Invoice Financing facility
  • Reviewing cash receipts & monitoring Invoice Financing cash availability
  • Reviewing weekly payment runs & forecasting
  • Preparation VAT returns, Intrastat returns, EC Sales lists, Pension returns and other regulatory reports as required
  • Preparation of draft annual budget proposals
  • Assist with the preparation of annual Statutory Accounts and external accounting audits
  • Mentor and assist junior finance department staff
  • Implement financial processes and controls as required

Candidate requirements:

  • Qualified Accountant (CA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Advanced Excel skills - ESSENTIAL
  • Strong business partnering skills and a proactive approach to stakeholders
  • Proven track record of developing systems and processes
  • Previous experience of dealing with stock and margin analysis
  • Strong knowledge of ERP and other finance systems
  • Experience of Sage200 desired but not essential


For more information and a confidential discussion on the position, please contact Daryl Harper at iMultiply on 0131 663 7744 or