Financial Controller

60000.00 - 75000.00 GBP Annual + Excellent benefits package
29 Sep 2017
20 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A world leading SME manufacturer, experiencing significant organic growth with ambitious future plans, is looking for a tenacious commercially astute, Financial Controller. You will possess a strong manufacturing background, hands on, roll sleeves up with a can-do attitude who understands the detail and involved in key decisions at the heart of a developing business.

Reporting to the MD, you will be process driven in all manufacturing operations, influencing strategic finance decisions; that will add significant value to the business.

Adding financial clarity, you will deliver detailed, precise, clear/simplified management information to senior management team and board members; that will improve business performance.

With many exciting challenges ahead, including driving output from the recently implemented MS NAV ERP system, you will strengthen the Finance function, supporting and motivating a team of two.

You will be ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualified or of similar calibre/profession, with a strong manufacturing background, demonstrating a hands-on/can-do approach with the ability to make things happen.

With five year's plus exposure within a Financial Controller position in manufacturing, you will fully participate in management of the business where the people are passionate, friendly and possess a great sense of humour. If you are successful, with a proven track record and make things happen, you will be well rewarded.

Key responsibilities include:
•Active member of the management team (comprising of sales and marketing, engineering, production and finance)
•Managing all financial related matters
•Provide support to the Production Manager and the production team regarding the performance of the factory on a shift by shift, week by week basis to drive through improvements and cost savings
•Overview and driving output of the MS Dynamics NAV implementation
•Preparation of monthly management accounts
•Preparation of annual budgets and periodic reforecasts as required
•Preparation of ad hoc forecasts (profit and cash) utilising latest sales and production data
•Management of $ and ??? hedging policy
•Liaison with the Company's bankers, insurers and shareholders
•Liaison with auditors and control of the annual audit

Expertise in the following areas is desirable:
•FX control and hedging of foreign currency transactions
•Exporting and international trade documentation
•Research & development projects, KTP's and tax credits
•Sub-contract manufacturing
•MS NAV Software

Benefits package includes:
25 days holiday plus public holidays rising to 30, Pension, BUPA/PHI private healthcare, 37.5 hours week (?? hour lunch, early finish on Friday)

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