Financial Controller

19 Jul 2019
16 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client are now offering an opportunity for someone to join their team on a permanent basis at their offices in Luton. They are a small team and this role is pivotal to the business.

We are looking for an experienced Finance Controller/Bookkeeper to assist in managing our day-to-day accounting and finance requirements. Excellent organisational skills, confidentiality and accuracy are important qualifications for this position, as well as good customer relations and ability to communicate clearly. The ideal candidate for this position is a skilled multi-tasker, confident problem solver, is reliable and is committed to consistently meeting deadlines

Entering all supplier orders on to our accounting software
Matching supplier orders with delivery notes and invoices, dealing with any queries or discrepancies
Reconcile multiple bank accounts/business credit cards
Prepare weekly creditors report and payment run
Debt chasing, sourcing purchase order numbers were necessary and dealing with any queries or discrepancies
Enter onto account software timesheets for all sub-contractors and preparing for payment run
Maintaining all company services certificates are kept up to date and renewed on schedule (LOLA/ gas safe etc.)
Sourcing cost effective suppliers and tendering for company services (such as printer/telephone leases/electricity + gas suppliers) - providing detailed cost comparisons for review by management
Reviewing and submitting VAT reports through accounts software
Maintaining companies asset log
Maintaining companies equipment log, maintenance record for both office and workshop
Credit checking Suppliers + Clients and ensuring they are monitored
Update and maintain vehicle records- leases/maintenance/insurance
Driving license check on all sub-contractors
Public liability checks on all sub-contractors
Managing emails and responding to all queries
Raising client invoices
Sharing information with Production Director on all current stock levels and then assigning them to relevant projects


Five years' experience working in accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, journal entries and end of year processes.
Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
Extensive experience with data entry, record keeping and computer operation
Proficiency in Microsoft office and Excel

Training will be provided for our accounting software -

Key Skills & Attributes:

Outstanding mathematical skills
Solid written and verbal communication skills
High attention to detail
Organisational skills
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Research skills
Analytical skills

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