Contract Scotland is working with our client based in East Kilbride to recruit a Financial Controller to join their established. This is a full time, permanent position offering a highly competitive salary as well as the chance to work with a business currently experiencing unprecedented growth in their sector.

Contract Scotland is excited to be partnering with an inclusive and vibrant organisation to recruit a Management Accountant to join their team. This is a permanent opportunity and offers a competitive salary and the chance to be part of supportive and friendly company who will support your ongoing learning and development.

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Financial Controller

Location: East Kilbride
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits Package
Benefits: Benefits Package
Reference: J43978
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 15th May 2024
Closing: 12th June 2024

Contract Scotland is working with our client based in East Kilbride to recruit a Financial Controller to join their established. This is a full time, permanent position offering a highly competitive salary as well as the chance to work with a business currently experiencing unprecedented growth in their sector. 

You will be full-time office based for the first 6 months and will then have a hybrid option. 

Working for this groundworks and civils landscaping business your  primary responsibility will be  leading and developing the finance function in the provision of timely and accurate financial information. Reporting directly to the Managing Director, you will shape and influence the finance function to lead and support delivery of our wider business plan to senior management.

Key financial responsibilities include:

  • Providing leadership and guidance in the development of finance function.
  • Responsibility for input to wider business plan through budget and long-range planning process.
  • Supporting due diligence on growth strategy.
  • Reviewing customer and supplier operational and commercial relationships, e.g. pyt terms, pricing
  • Reviewing and developing business continuity plan.
  • Communicating effectively with the Managing Director and Senior Management Team
  • Reviewing and developing financial processes, implementing change where required
  • Leading margin and cashflow improvement targets.
  • Preparation and responsibility for internal financial reports (Weekly cashflow, Monthly Management Accounts, Quarterly Projections)
  • Reviewing and developing KPI reporting – customer and project profitability analysis.
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Supervision of preparation and responsibility for external financial reports (Audited Accounts)
  • Ensuring compliance and controls are fit for purpose
  • Monthly VAT Returns and other HMRC regulatory requirements
  • Tax planning.
  • Finance lease review.
  • Leading on cashflow management and introducing areas of improvement.

You will be an experienced and knowledgeable Accountant who ideally has experience of operating within the construction sector. A motivational leader, you will have the ability to develop a team whilst ensuring delivery of a successful financial provision. Excellent communication is essential as is proficiency in MS Excel and Word as well as accounting packages. 

If you feel this could be an ideal opportunity for you, please apply by submitting your CV. 

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