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Finance Controller

Manchester, UK

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

• Daily book-keeping activities
• Looking after purchase ledger, processing supplier invoices and making sure quantities and prices reconcile
• Looking after sales ledger and GRN&PI, making sure all invoices are issued on time and accurately
• Preparing weekly payment run and verifying payments using online banking and allocating payments
• Preparing debtor’s list and chasing customers for payments
• Bank reconciliation
• Providing weekly flash report on cashflow position and forecast
• Assisting sales team with free to sell stock report. Manage product costs and advise on pricing structure
• Managing supplier accounts and dealing with suppliers regarding payments and queries
• Assisting quarterly VAT return
• Reviewing, investigating and providing analysis of areas of expenditure
• Assisting in housekeeping of Sage accounting software including journal entries
• Ad hoc admin work

The jobholder may from time to time be required to perform additional tasks and responsibilities, deemed to be within their capabilities, to fulfil the needs of the business.


  • Financial Accounting Knowledge of accounts software, preferably Sage

    Have strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel

    Demonstrable knowledge and experience of double entry bookkeeping

    Good attention to detail and a questioning nature

    Must be a good team worker and have a flexible approach to work

    Confidence to liaise with external parties, different departments, and levels of staff in a professional manner.

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