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Finance Controller

  • Location

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000 per annum, Benefits: Car, 20% Bonus

  • Contact:

    Sara Frith

  • Contact email:

    SaraF@Scantec.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8951

  • Job ref:

    sf-fc-nw

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2018-12-26

  • Start date:

    ASAP

A leading FMCG Manufacturer is currently seeking a Finance Controller to work with the senior team both strategically and operationally by providing timely and accurate financial information in order for the appropriate commercial and operational decisions to be taken.
This Financial Controller will provide strong financial control of a £50M turnover organisation and manage the businesses exposure to risk through the provision of first class financial management processes.

Finance Controller key responsibilities include:

Provides leadership to the Finance team.
Facilitate development of direct reports, through annual development plans that are reviewed regularly.
Lead financial planning processes (budgeting and forecasting) and analyses the performance of the manufacturing sites in line with the business plan, recommending improvements in revenue, costs and margins. Be proactive in influencing the commercial decision making within the business ensuring that profit margins and service levels are maximised.
Provide a visible presence to the finance team; carrying out regular communications.
Identify all aspects of financial risk and inform the Board of Directors; develop the appropriate solutions to mitigate them.
Ensure the business has sound financial processes and design internal controls to ensure compliance of financial and operational processes with the various stakeholder requirements.
Ensure the provision of timely and accurate financial data for both external and internal reporting requirements whilst constantly looking to develop the Finance function (team, systems, tools, procedures and processes).
Carry out monthly re-forecasting against P&L and cash flow advising the Board of Directors of any key changes to plan.
Establish robust controls. Manage cash and cash availability. Ensure the working capital of the business is appropriate and tightly controlled.
Drive significant improvements in relation to the interpretation of financial performance.
Manage, coordinate all statutory requirements.
Lead and direct the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of the Environmental, Health and Safety Management systems, security management, all disaster and emergency management, business continuity and risk minimisation programmes to ensure a safe working environment.

You will be a Finance Controller, ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualified, ideally having experience working within an FMCG food manufacturing environment of a similar size. You will need to demonstrate having worked in a commercially focused environment where you have successfully built relationships outside of finance, influenced and effected action/change.
To apply, please contact Sara 0151 6668951



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