Part time Financial Controller / Office Manager job vacancy, with hybrid working!
Our client is seeking a *** Financial Controller / Office Manager *** Part-Time (currently 20 hours per week) to join small and friendly team located in Daventry, however hybrid / local remote working is on offer!
Our clients’ companies are export focused and specialise in contamination control, from design and installation of controlled environment facilities to water testing products. A company has been recently re-branded to focus on water testing equipment and other consumables, to operate through an e-commerce platform supplying overseas customers. This is a new development growing out of an established business.
Providing financial support and operational attention to the businesses, the candidate will play a crucial role in managing multifaceted aspects of our client’s businesses. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a strong accounting background, use of spreadsheets, familiar with Sage Line 50 and a passion for driving growth and success.
The successful candidate will take ownership of all financial aspects of the businesses and work closely with the Managing Director (who travels extensively) on cash flow management and strategic matters, regarding business development and direction.
Responsibilities include and are not limited to:
Ensuring the Sales, Purchase and Nominal ledgers are maintained and accurate.
Prepayments, Accruals, and Control Accounts Management.
Manage Sterling and Currency cash books. Ensure bank accounts reconciled.
Cash Flow Forecasts.
Development of the new accounting systems, particularly with respect to the new e-commerce systems
Ensure compliance with HMRC including VAT and other related matters.
Prepare monthly management accounts to provide accurate financial insights.
Support import and export documentation as required.
Evaluate and review overhead costs to identify opportunities for optimization and efficiency.
Month-End and Year-End Responsibilities: Perform necessary financial closing procedures. Prepare financial statements and
IT / Systems Used:
Sage, Dropbox, Bespoke Database, McAfee, CCleaner, MS Office (including Access), Teamviewer / Anydesk, Zoom / Team/GoogleMeet, Airtable. Shopify, possible introduction of Xero – e-commerce sales
Qualifications and Skills:
Solid accounting background with relevant qualifications or experience
Proficient in using Sage Line 50; familiarity with Xero is a plus.
Strong Excel skills
Strong business acumen and ability to provide strategic input.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to liaise with the Managing Director on financial matters.
Sound understanding of cashflow management and business growth.
Detail-oriented with strong analytical, problem-solving and logical thinking skills.
Ability to work independently and take ownership of financial responsibilities.
Prior experience in a similar role advantageous, ideally within a project-based and / or e-commerce environment.
This is an exceptional opportunity to join a growing company with an established infrastructure, where you will have the chance to actively contribute to its ongoing management and future development.
If you have the necessary expertise, drive, and passion to excel in this role, we invite you to apply.
Candidates will need to live a commutable distance from Daventry office as regular visits, will be required.
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