Financial Controller

30th January 2020

Company: Street CraneXpress

Reports to: Managing Director

Responsible for: Two trading companies and one holding company

Managerial Responsibility: Assistant Accountant, Credit Controller, Credit Control Assistant, Purchase Ledger Assistant

Department: Finance

Location: Tyler Street, Sheffield S9 1GL

Job summary

The Financial Controller is responsible for all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of related policies and procedures.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee all day to day accounting operations
  • Take responsibility for ensuring that financial processes, systems and controls are operating effectively
  • Ensure statutory records are kept for the business
  • Preparation of all consolidated Statutory Accounts
  • Budget preparation
  • Handling VAT, PAYE and Tax duties, including corporation tax
  • Support the month-end year-end process
  • Organise and assist during audits
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Project management of process changes and implementations
  • Take managerial responsibility for the Assistant Accountant, Credit Controller, and Purchase Ledger Assistant, including carrying out appraisals and dealing with any attendance or disciplinary issues should they arise.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience Required

  • ACA, ACCA, CIMA qualified (or equivalent)
  • Good understanding of PAYE and VAT
  • Excellent communicator
  • Proven ability of working under pressure
  • Strong IT skills, particularly in excel
  • A proven track record of working as a Financial Controller in a similar sized business
  • Previous experience of using Navision would be advantageous
  • Experience of managing a small team effectively

To apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter to