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Financial Controller

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Brighton, East Sussex
Role Type
£30000 - £40000 per annum + 30 days + Bank Hols + benefits, bonus
Job Ref: 188018_1715349168

Financial Controller, Brighton, £30-40k, permanent for modern, entrepreneurial accounting practice. Able to offer hybrid working after successful probation. Must have excellent knowledge of FRS 102 and 105 which is essential.

About the role

The person will be involved will be working closely with the CEO and founder to assist with day-to-day operations such as; regular client meetings, yearend accounts preparation, reviewing online bookkeeping, VAT preparation, and management accounts. It is advantageous to have a good understanding of Xero and Dext.

The Role

  • Providing client with advice and insights around the financial data produced.
  • Responsible for the review, and submission of VAT returns and bookkeeping. This includes assisting in managing a team of juniors.
  • Yearend financial accounts preparation and review this includes but not limited to limited companies, partnerships, and sole trader. 80% of accounts are prepared by juniors, so in most cases reviewing and gathering information and speaking the client.
  • Prepare corporate and personal tax returns and assist to provide tax advisory services to clients.
  • Assist to prepare budgets and cashflow forecasts for clients.
  • Advise and support clients with cloud accounting software questions.
  • Help convert client from manual bookkeeping systems to integrated cloud accounting systems.
  • Answer accounting questions from both clients. Providing advice. Consultation services.
  • Have good technical VAT and personal tax knowledge and can keep knowledge up to date through CPD.
  • Prepare formal correspondence to various parties (Clients, HMRC, Banks, Companies House etc.)
  • Other reasonable duties may from time to time be required.
  • Opportunity to network as and when able.

About you

We're looking for individuals who share our commitment to integrity, a client-centric service, and proactive engagement. Ideally, you'll come from either a practice or industry background and have:

  • Near qualified or final stage qualification in ACCA / ACA qualified (qualified by experience will be considered)
  • Exceptional knowledge of FRS 102 1A and FRS 105
  • A strong focus and attention to detail
  • Proactive approach to work prioritisation and time management
  • Good business acumen alongside the provision of good technical advice.
  • Effective communicator, both verbal and written
  • Experience using different online accounting software's

We are looking for team members who share our core values of collaboration, honesty, and trust. These values guide our approach, ensuring that our relationships with both our clients and our team are founded on mutual respect and long-term success.

The Financial Controller, Brighton, £30-40k, will initially be office based (opportunity to work 2 days from home after successful probation), 36 hours a week over 4-5 days (core hours are 9.15-2.45pm allowing flexibility around your needs).free parking, £750 bonus after probation, pension, 30 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, 5% commission on any new clients introduced, comprehensive training packages and paid leave for study and genuine career progression.

Candidates must live within commutable distance of Brighton, without the need to relocate, and our client is unable to offer sponsorship.

Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period, therefore we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.

Tate is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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