Financial Controller


£65K + 10% Bonus


The Role – Financial Controller

Fresh People are currently looking to recruit a Financial Controller for a Fresh Produce business based in Sittingbourne in Kent, responsible for overseeing all financial responsibilities of the operation supporting the Directors in the business . The role will require you to prepare and report on financial statements, ensuring accuracy of the financial information and accounts presented

The Candidate

Suitable candidates must be able to work autonomously will need to be ACCA / ACMA qualified or equivalent with previous experience in a senior accounting role preferably from within a Fresh Produce FMCG or Food Manufacturing operation. Must have excellent numeracy capabilities with Excel and excellent communication skills with external stakeholders. Organised ,methodical and able to work under pressure to strict deadlines . Must be able to offer a clear presentation for financial reporting and experience of using Prophet would be an advantage

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of financial statements including annual audit of the manufacturing division
  • Management of monthly performance vs. business plans
  • Cashflow management
  • Transactional processes of invoicing and payables
  • Monthly salary coding and analysis vs. budget and forecast
  • Preparation of the annual Budget and Reforecast
  • Managing the rate cards for all customers
  • Manage the financial aspects of Prophet and Qlik
  • Online minor procurement
  • Management of monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
  • Management of submission of Corporation tax, VAT and national statistics
  • Line management of the Accounts team
  • Assist the MD & FD of manufacturing and the Finance Director of the HG in any appropriate financial tasks

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated inividual to join our clients team as a Financial Controller. Excellent salary and bonus package. If you meet the qualifications outlined above, we encourage you to apply today


Ruth Counsell