Financial Controller

Location
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Salary
£50,000 to £55,000 + Car + Benefits
Posted
06 Sep 2018
Closes
04 Oct 2018
Ref
FF635
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Financial Controller

£50,000 to £55,000 + Car + Benefits

Wakefield, West Yorkshire

My client is a manufacturing business with an added value turnover of £5m and employs almost 40 people. They are part of a private family owned overseas group with a turnover in excess of £75m, who have invested heavily over the past four years in the Wakefield business’s manufacturing capability.

Reporting to the Managing Director you will be an integral part of a Senior Management Team of three people who manage the business on a day to day basis.

This is a very hands on role with a wide range of responsibilities, managing a small team with administrative and financial duties. Your specific responsibilities will include:-

  • Full responsibility and control of the finance function.
  • Company secretarial matters, ensuring all legal obligations are met.
  • Providing key management information, analysis and advice to the senior management team.
  • Managing the supplier relationship which includes the buying of raw materials (which have a high value and give the company a significantly larger statutory turnover than the figure mentioned above) and the buying of engineering spares and repairs for the operational plant and equipment.
  • Managing the use of forward exchange contracts (the business exports a high percentage of its products to Europe priced in Euros and buys raw materials priced in US dollars). 
  • Responsibility for IT (outsourced), HR (outsourced), payroll (outsourced), insurances (including credit insurance) and finished goods distribution.
  • Playing an integral part in strategic and operational planning and decision-making.
  • Ongoing development of systems (Microsoft Dynamics NAV) and financial controls in line with business needs.
  • Driving innovation and commercial initiatives from idea to successful implementation.

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant or possibly in the final stages of obtaining a qualification (ACA, ACMA, ACCA). With experience of manufacturing and stock control, as well as strong Excel skills. You must have excellent communication skills and command instant credibility with non-finance staff, customers and suppliers, including professional advisors.

If you are interested in being considered for this role then please email your details to Jeff Price at ff635@pricecarnell.com or alternatively you may call him on 01484 861478 to discuss the role further.

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