Cheviot Trees

Are you a hard-working, self-motivated team player? If so, then we want to hear from you!

Job Title: Financial Controller

The Role

Reporting to The Directors, the role includes:

  • Preparation of monthly and annual management accounts using Sage.
  • Overseeing Sales and Purchase ledgers.
  • Supervision of general book-keeping and business records.
  • Vat returns, incl. foreign transactions and taxes
  • Banking, including foreign currency purchase and transactions.
  • Attending management meetings, reporting, and taking minutes.
  • Overall responsibility for payroll, and processing where required.
  • Extensive use of our dedicated nursery management software, which will be taught in-house.
  • Assisting and supporting other departments where necessary.

About You

To be considered for this role, you will need:

  • Relevant accounting experience and preferably a relevant qualification.
  • Proven track record of accounting and book-keeping procedures.
  • Familiarity with Sage.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office software and associated technology
  • To show thoroughness and attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner.
  • To be forward-thinking, flexible, and adaptable to respond to change and swift decision making.
  • Desire for continuous improvement and personal development to remain up to date with legislation, accounting and regulatory developments.
  • Ability to seek improved systems and processes of work.
  • Familiarity with import and export procedures and regulations would be beneficial.
  • To be a proven team player, willing and able to operate within an agile, dynamic, forward-thinking team.
  • Working knowledge of Payroll would be beneficial.

The Benefits

  • Full time working circa 0830 to 1630. Part time considered
  • Scope for flexible working from home
  • 30 days holiday pro rata
  • Access to Company pension and Health scheme
  • Remuneration in line with experience

Please apply with a covering letter, CV, and an indication of salary expectation to: jobs@cheviot-trees.co.uk