Financial Controller

Financial Controller

Permanent

Financial Controller – £40,000 – £50,000, Newcastle upon Tyne / Remote 

 

Edward Reed is actively recruiting for an experienced, ambitious Financial Controller to join our rapidly expanding consumer goods client. 

Our client has a professional, energetic team who embrace technology and modern working methods and have developed a world-class culture across the whole business.  Their digital presence covers many marketplaces driving sales momentum across the globe. 

The Group is an owner-managed business originating in the Northeast of England operating in the geographical locations of the UK, Europe, US and Canada.  

This is a newly created Financial Controller role.  An opportunity for an experienced qualified accountant to work with a small accounts team operating strategically alongside ambitious and entrepreneurial management in a rapidly expanding business. 

 

Key role responsibilities 

  • To identify and improve existing financial processes and controls within the company. 
  • To produce management information and budgeting on a regular basis. 
  • To deliver tight cash controls and forecasting. 
  • To manage foreign currency, hedging, import and export transactions. 
  • To work closely with the CEO and COO on strategic financial planning. 
  • To work closely with key external financial stakeholders – including company accountants and tax advisors. 

 

Candidate experience 

The position requires an experienced ambitious Financial Controller who enjoys working as part of friendly professional team. 

ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified Accountant.  Ideally, 5+ years post-qualification. 

Strong knowledge of Xero and ERP systems is essential. 

Knowledge of ERP systems and accounting software systems such as Dynamics 365 Business Central/SAP/Oracle/NetSuite, preferable, but not essential.