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Anglia Components, established in 1972, have supported the UK & Ireland’s technology sectors for more than 50 years. We are the UK’s largest privately owned authorised distributor and value-added services provider of electronic components and modules. We are immensely proud of what our talented team have achieved over the last five decades; proud of our world-class line-up of suppliers and our amazing, diverse mix of customers in all sectors. And we are equally proud of our continued growth in revenue and market share.

We are listed in the Sunday Times Best Places to Work awards for 2023; by joining Anglia, you will become a member of a great team of people who are highly motivated, customer focussed and dedicated to excellence. Being our most important asset we will offer you an exciting and rewarding role together with excellent career opportunities and a wide range of benefits.

Financial Controller

Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a local privately owned company, with 52 years of sustainable growth achieving a turnover of £100m. A forward-thinking dynamic business with ambitious plans to further expand business into Europe, actively extending our business offering from our facilities in Hong Kong and UK.

Assisting the Financial Director and ensuring accurate and timely operation of financial ledgers and associated items of the group businesses.

Applicants will ideally have experience of running a payroll, experience of VAT compliance and a good understanding of business and financial issues.

The role:

This role is an office-based position leading a team of five and will be responsible for the whole finance function as well as collaborating closely with the Financial Director on Finance initiatives and process improvements.

Key role responsibilities and duties:

  • Overall responsibility for overseeing the processing of sales and purchase ledger systems.
  • Overall responsibility for overseeing general ledger transactions and Balance Sheet reconciliations, ensure month end close is achieved in a timely manner. Ensuring monthly management accounts are completed within set timescales including variance analysis with no issues.
  • Manage VAT, Statistical reporting and Government returns meeting strict timescales.
  • Manage, review, and authorise bank payments.
  • Consulting with external auditors.
  • Ensuring compliance with funding covenants.
  • Managing daily cash flow and forecast business cash flow requirements. Invoice finance reconciliations and returns.
  • Manage loan stock drawdowns. Preparing reports for submission and analysing monthly stock payments between stock classes where necessary.
  • Overseeing the preparation of Hong Kong management and statutory accounts.
  • Oversee all payroll administration functions.
  • Visiting suppliers and customers with potential overseas travel required.
  • Fixed Asset management.
  • Investigate, analyse, and comment on areas of expenditure where adherence to company policy is required.

Skills required:

  • Qualification in ACCA/CIMA and maintaining CPD (Continuing Professional Development).
  • Experienced in managing a team and internal customers, excellent people skills required.
  • Presentation skills to an audience up to fifty people required.
  • Ability to work independently and on own initiative, within a team environment.
  • Ability to work well under pressure whilst maintaining attention to detail.
  • Excellent analytical skillset.
  • Advanced level spreadsheet skills and PC literacy.
  • Forward thinking, recommend system changes for speed, accuracy, and compliance requirements.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills, whilst retaining an ability to flex and adapt where needed.

In return we offer:

  • A competitive salary.
  • Early Friday finish at 1:00pm.
  • 27 Days holiday.
  • Life insurance 4 x salary / Medical cash plan.
  • Length of service gift card, recognition at 5-, 10-, 15- & 20-years length of service.
  • 25 Year long service award (£1000 holiday voucher).
  • House move day.
  • Employee BBQ’s.
  • Open plan air-conditioned office.


Location: Wisbech, Cambridgeshire


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Contact Information

For further information, please contact our Recruitment Department on 01945 473536 between 9.00am & 5.30pm. Alternatively, send your CV by email to recruitment@anglia.com.

To protect your personal data; CV’s will only be accepted by email, therefore do not post or hand deliver as they will not be reviewed.

Recruitment policy

Anglia believes diversity amongst its workforce creates more opportunity for both personal and business success. We look to recruit great minds from all walks of life, regardless of gender, age, ethnic background, sexual orientation or disability. Our main aim is to find people who with varied characteristics, experiences and backgrounds work together collectively to contribute to bringing great results, which benefits the culture and where people feel they belong in Anglia’s already successful team. To view our recruitment privacy policy please click here.

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