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Financial Controller - Peebles

Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified by Experience)
Ref: 2068 Date Posted: Monday 16 Oct 2017

iMultiply are delighted to be recruiting the position of Financial Controller for a prestigious company in Peebles.

The Company

A globally recognised group with an outstanding reputation for delivering excellence on a variety of levels. The organisation has developed and grown through this excellence as well as through its opportunistic approach to becoming market leaders.

The role

The position of Financial Controller is a newly created role that has been developed due to the growth of the organisation and in particular the success of the business. The facilities lend themselves to a variety of activities and events including professional meetings, weddings, exhibitions and social events. Additionally, it will offer a large food and beverage operation which includes management of venue bars, private banqueting and a high street café.  This position is a standalone role, and the ideal candidate would have experience of working in a similar position. 

On Offer

The position of Financial Controller is offering a salary of £30,000 - £35,000 including excellent benefits and generous holiday allowances. Their offices are based in Peebles and have parking available on site.  

You will be responsible for but not limited to the following duties:

  • Production of management accounting information as requested by Management.
  • Prepare and manage annual budgets, monthly profit and loss and forecast reports.
  • Improve accounting controls and the provision of income and expenditure information.
  • Assess and improve the quality of recording of financial transactions for both the accounting and “in-house” systems and to simplify procedures to support the management team.
  • Processing purchase and sales ledger invoices on a daily basis 
  • Assist the management team in reducing costs and improving overall profitability.
  • Assess and improve internal financial procedures, including weekly/monthly management accounts and cash flow management.
  • Oversee the company weekly and monthly payrolls
  • Ensure all statutory reporting deadlines, including HMRC payments, are adhered to

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Qualified by industry experience, with a minimum of 2 years experience or working within an accounts department and with month end – Essential
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office in particular Excel to an advanced level – Essential
  • Experience working within the hospitality sector – Desirable
  • The ability to work in a stand alone role - Essential

Please do not hesitate to contact Lewis Cavanagh on 0131 603 7747 or for a private and confidential discussion regarding this opportunity.