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Financial Controller - Slimfast

Date: May 4, 2019

Location: LND, GB

Company: Glanbia

Financial Controller – Slimfast

Location – Ascot, Berkshire


Reporting Structure – Finance Director, Slimfast


Would you like to join our colleagues at Slimfast as they enjoy revolutionary change following their recent acquisition and entrance into the GPN family?


As Financial Controller responsibilities will include all accounting, financial/management reporting, and external financial reporting. This includes the establishment and maintenance of finance systems, policies, procedures and controls.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of the monthly management reports including the identification, investigation and explanation of underlying variances in performance
  • Supports the FD in the budgeting process and short/long term forecasting
  • Management and reporting of cash flow
  • Liaison with Glanbia Group to ensure smooth consolidation of UK results and support with ad hoc information requests
  • Supports the FD and Commercial Director (CD) with commercial planning and evaluation
  • Management/oversight of accounts receivable and payable to ensure that balances are collected/paid on time
  • Liaison with all functional teams to ensure that commitments and expenditure is monitored and controlled
  • Review and approval of monthly payroll
  • Monitoring of trade promotion and retailer investment costs as agreed with the Sales Managers to ensure that these costs are adequately managed and controlled
  • Review and approval of weekly payment runs
  • Liaison with the outsourced teams (whilst retaining overall responsibility) for general ledger processing, payroll, tax and intrastat returns, and preparation of annual accounts
  • Transaction authoriser as described in the Delegation of Authority policy
  • Development of IT systems and processes
  • Keeping up to date on changes to accounting standards and tax legislation
  • Take on delegated authority and responsibilities from the FD when the FD is away for periods of a week or more
  • Management of the external audit process
  • Support with ad hoc requests and projects
  • Supervision of finance contractors where required