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Financial Controller

Financial Controller

  • Location

    Birmingham

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Contract type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + + bonus

  • Contact:

    Alice Cartwright

  • Contact email:

    alicecartwright@workwithglee.com

  • Job ref:

    32330_1673643961

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-01-26

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Gleeson Recruitment Group are pleased to be partnered with a growing manufacturing business based in Birmingham city centre. They are looking for a Financial Controller to provide financial information and analysis to both UK and Group management teams. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to step into their first Financial Controller or someone with previous experience to join the business at a time of growth and play an integral part in developing key relationships with business unit management. There is extensive business partnering in this role and it is positioned to gain heavy group exposure, ideal for someone who is confident in a commercial, value add position.

What's On Offer

  • Package 55,000 - 60,000
  • Hybrid working
  • Bonus
  • Free parking
  • Opportunity to manage and develop a team

The Role

As Financial Controller you will be responsible for the following:

  • Overall Financial Performance monitoring: analyse & communicate monthly reports to Local Management to assess the performance (Sales / GM)
  • Provide accurate & timely indicators proactively on evolution of costs & selling prices
  • Provide accurate insight on high / low margin families / markets / customers / etc by creating or upgrading accurate tools
  • Provide accurate analysis of the service activity: regular and consistent measurement and reporting on individual service and installation contract profitability
  • Implement and drive financial review meetings with shared service functional management to share and where necessary, robustly challenge financial performance, understand business drivers, and add value and support to business decision making
  • Lead on identifying and implementing productivity and rationalisation actions across the BU (ie finance, operations, supply chain, r&d,...) in cooperation with all departments
  • Analysis to support informed decisions on in/out sourcing of manufacturing and make/buy decision for new product introductions in cooperation with the local teams & BS BU in order to assess and investigate sources of productivity
  • Budget, Forecasts, process and preparation

The Requirements

The ideal candidate for this role will have:·

  • A recognised qualification such as ACA, ACCA or CIMA or be qualified by experience (QBE)
  • Understanding of AL&HC business (including Services) is a plus
  • High calibre of analytical skills
  • Organisation and time management skills Excellent analysis skills in understanding flows and processes
  • Experience of development and implementation of procedures
  • Able to analyse complex situations and give balanced well considered decisions.
  • Able to work independently and within a team
  • Evidence new ways of thinking which deliver benefits
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good practical knowledge of general accounting practises & principles
  • Computer literate with a strong spreadsheet capability
  • Able to travel UK and possibly Europe

If this sounds like the perfect position for you then please click apply to this advert!

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