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We are looking for a Financial Controller to join our Head Office Team

Location:  Colliers Green, Kent – TN17 2LR 

If you are interested in working for a great company committed to helping our customers save the planet, then come and join us. We offer a fantastic team environment including team days, career opportunities, training, and more to boot!

We have an exciting opportunity for a Financial Controller to join us in Colliers Green near Tonbridge in Kent. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in leading & developing the finance team, managing day-to-day financial operations for the business whilst also driving efficiencies and implementing controls.

In return for the following, we are looking for someone to join our Head office team:

  • Permanent full-time employment
  • A salary between £40,000 and £50,000, to start
  • Opportunity to progress to Finance Director within the next 5 years
  • A new, fresh office environment
  • To be part of the management team, and to help drive the future shape of the business

In return we are looking for someone who:

  • Is ACCA qualified
  • Has a Minimum of 2-5 years of prior working experience in accounting with a demonstrable background
  • Is also Highly proficient in Microsoft Office and Xero Accounts.

Role Responsibilities

  • Preparing monthly financial reports, performing account reconciliations & maintaining the general ledger including audit trail support for all journal entries
  • Analytical review and analysis of financial data and generate monthly trend reports and balance sheet reconciliations ensuring financial statement accuracy investigating variances
  • Prepare and reconcile all bank accounts resolving any discrepancies
  • Production of monthly and quarterly results.
  • Intercompany transfers
  • Prepare and analyse account reconciliations
  • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies
  • Assisting with annual reviews/audit preparation
  • Complete all HMRC filings and returns
  • Calculating Consignment Settlements working with other departments to ensure closed in a timely manner
  • Supporting the sales team with customer tender completions
  • Perform all related accounting functions required to maintain the general ledger in compliance with GAAP and company policy and procedures
  • Implementing /strengthening processes and controls to improve reporting and accounting accuracy
  • Developing / mentoring and oversight of the finance team, inc. hands on support
  • This role will also require you to support with various ad hoc projects with the ability to influence senior leadership team and analyse scenarios with a solution orientated mindset, as they arise.

Desirable Skills

  • Ability to work unsupervised independently with a sense of urgency, working to tight schedules and managing multiple projects
  • Ability to work to the company philosophies and culture
  • Result focused, metric driven
  • Translate priorities and actions into measurable results
  • Excellent problem solving skills with a strong ability to identify and resolve
  • Must demonstrate accuracy at all times and commitment to tasks
  • Work well within a team environment and independently
  • Customer centric

So, if you want a career where you not only earn and learn but also do something good for the future of our Planet then apply for this role by sending your CV to jobs@tlgec.co.uk