Financial Controller

We are looking to recruit a financial controller to be based at our Banbury office.

You will report to the finance director to provide timely and accurate monthly management and other financial information for the board. You will head up the day to day finances of the business, working closely with the finance administrator, and will take responsibility for other ad-hoc projects as requested and required.
Your responsibilities will include –
  • To produce and present monthly management accounts for Whitley Stimpson to include –
Sales Ledger
Payroll Reconciliation
Expenses Analysis
Pre-payments / Accruals / Inter-Office recharges
Fixed Assets
Petty Cash
Markel Tax Analysis (Tax Consultant/Insurance Provider)
Chargeable Hours Analysis
  • Completion of purchase invoices.
  • Preparation of budgets, monitor and report to directors as requested.
  • Preparation of the company's statutory accounts.
  • Ensure all financial transactions are accurately recorded, filed and reported to include –
Raising payments to suppliers
Credit card payments, reconciling statement
Bank balance on a weekly basis and post
Posting expenses as disbursements to our CCH software and doing checks
  • Prepare and monitor the pay schedule for discussion and approval.
  • Take responsibility for the management and organisation of visits by the company’s auditors.
  • The management and liaison with Markel Tax to include –
Extracting numbers for quotes
-  Agreeing pricing
Assisting with invoicing as required
Reconcile monthly client accounts and make payroll payments as and when required
About you –
Ideally you will be qualified CIMA / ACA / ACCA or by experience, with a proven track record within a similar role and with demonstrable financial management experience. You will have experience of managing a small team and preferably have knowledge of Twinfield and / or CCH software. You must be legislatively compliant with the ability to interpret relevant legislation.
You must be able to deliver high quality results. You will be a strong but empathetic communicator with excellent IT skills. You will be a good team player but with the ability to work without close supervision.
Ideally, you will be flexible to work at other company offices when applicable.
We will offer you –
The opportunity to join a strong, longstanding, professional business in Banbury. A company that takes pride in supporting its staff through good times and the challenging times we currently face. In addition we will offer -
  • A competitive salary
  • A flexible working environment
  • Support for future study if required
  • 25 days annual holiday in addition to 8 Bank Holidays
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme
  • Ability to join a PMI scheme within the next few months
  • Death in Service scheme to be introduced within the next few months
  • Excellent working conditions with free tea and coffee / fruit / car parking
If you have the necessary experience and are looking to join a growing and dynamic firm then we would like to hear from you. Please send your current CV with a covering letter to stating your current salary expectations.


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