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Financial Controller

Job Vacancy

Financial Controller

THE PERFECT OPPORTUNITY

Would you love the opportunity to put your accounting studies to great use, and progress your career within a growing and highly reputable manufacturing business? If you’re keen to learn, self-motivated and open to new challenges, don’t miss this opportunity to join the passionate and friendly team at Cheshire based business Brownlow Furniture, where you will be given the opportunity to develop your skills and progress your career.

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WHO WILL I BE WORKING WITH?

Established for over 23 years, Brownlow Furniture has gained a reputation for the design, production and installation of high quality bespoke and handcrafted furniture and interiors. The thriving business uses the finest craftsmanship supported by elegant and functional design. Benefiting from an impressive showroom and a passionate team of 24 skilled professionals, they pride themselves on a friendly and relaxed but professional approach.

Brownlow actively supports mental health with strategies including our Mental Health Garden, Friday team butties and weekly gatherings.  Additionally, we pro-actively support the welfare of you and your family with one off flexible working arrangements.

WHAT WILL THIS ROLE OF FINANCIAL CONTROLLER ENTAIL?

Reporting to and working closely with the Managing Director and other 3 Directors, as the Financial Controller you will be critical to maintaining the regular accounts of the business but also active engaged in the delivery of number to steer decision making.   You’ll be supported to develop your knowledge and skills, enabling you to progress and take sole responsibility for the business finances. Your duties will include although not be limited to:

  • Building and presenting the month Profit and Loss report to Directors
  • Producing and communication weekly KPI’s on Sales and Operations
  • Conducting a daily update of the accounting system and cash flow model
  • Matching supplier invoices to purchase orders and ensuring payment to suppliers against agreed terms
  • Producing customer and supplier statements
  • Calculating sales staff commissions
  • Raising sales invoices through Clearbooks
  • Chasing outstanding payments by phone and in writing
  • Ensuring sales ledger is up to date with payments received
  • Reconciling accounts on a daily basis
  • Monitor and update data used for cash/pricing – e.g. Standard Labour Hour rate Conducting stock evaluation with support from key personnel
  • Analysing profitability and presenting to senior personnel
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WHAT WILL I NEED IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS FINANCIAL CONTROLLER VACANCY?

  • Completed studies to least AAT Level 3
  • Must have good business acumen
  • Good knowledge of computerised accounting systems. Experience of Clearbooks would be advantageous.
  • Good analytical skills, with knowledge to review and analyse P&L and Balance Sheet
  • Superb communication skills, with the ability to develop good working relationships both internally and externally
  • IT literacy with strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Highly organised and diligent, with a flexible and systematic approach to work

WHAT WILL I RECEIVE IN RETURN?

You will have your own office opposite the Managing Director. You’ll be joining a friendly, relaxed and professional team, where your studies if current will be supported, and your efforts noticed and rewarded. Brownlow will offer you every opportunity to develop your skills and progress your career within a rapidly growing company.

Salary: £27,000 to £37,000, level dependent on experience and qualifications.  (There is scope for further incentives based upon project deliverables)

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 4.30pm

Location: Great Barrow (Near Chester, Cheshire)

Contract Type: Permanent

 

All applications for this position are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions. Please email meg@brownlowfurniture.co.uk

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THE PERFECT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUR NEXT CAREER MOVE

If you're interested in the role please submit CV to andrew@brownlowfurniture.co.uk