Financial Controller

Financial Controller

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £60000 - £66000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lucy Stokes

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8953

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2021-10-16 00:00:00

An FMCG Food Manufacturer in the South Manchester area is currently seeking a Financial Controller to work with the senior team both strategically and operationally by providing timely and accurate financial information 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.

The successful Financial Controller will be ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualified, ideally having experience working within an SME manufacturing environment. 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.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Provides leadership to the Finance team.
  • Facilitate development of direct reports, through annual development plans
  • Lead financial planning processes (budgeting and forecasting) and analyse 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
  • 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 and coordinate all statutory requirements.
Up to c£60,000 salary + £6,000 car, 20% bonus + benefits

Application via CV

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