Financial Controller

Financial Controller

  • Location

    Stafford, Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + pension, PHI, 20% bonus

  • Contact:

    Jamie Carter

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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A large manufacturing organisation is seeking a hands on Financial Controller, to join their highly successful Business in Stafford on a permanent basis. A salary in the range of £60,000 to £70,000 is on offer + pension, PHI and company bonus scheme.

This is an exciting time to join the company as it goes through a period of growth. The role will suit a dynamic individual who can work closely with the Managing Director in ensuring the company's financial targets and objectives are met. There is also the need to initially get into the detail and resolve some challenges they are having with their management Reporting / Accounting process, so the desire to 'get your hands dirty' at time is essential.

Financial Controller - Responsibilities

  • Managing a team of 5 Finance professionals
  • Guides and oversees the preparation of financial reporting, including the development of financial analyses, statements and forecasts

  • Acts as a key finance business partner in support of the MD by developing and driving strategies that support long-term growth

  • Generates business plans in line with strategic and operational objectives of the business unit

  • Monitors, tracks and drives performance, seeking corrective action where required to ensure delivery of the business plan

  • Challenges and supports the business unit head and Group Executive including taking a lead on investment appraisals (products, new business)

  • Oversees the performance of financial and regulatory compliance and governance

  • Drives the business unit to maintain all internal and external financial controls, accounting policies and procedures

  • Creates and maintains strategic relationships with stakeholders outside of the business unit Develops people, skills and succession plans, and manages the Finance team's performance

Financial Controller - Who are we looking for?

  • Will consider either a Chartered Accountant who trained with a recognised Audit firm ("1st movers" at Manager or Senior Manager grade are encouraged to apply), or ACMA and ACCA Qualified Accountants with relevant experience
  • Strong financial control skills
  • Minimum of 3 years post-qualification experience
  • The natural ability to influence and develop relationships
  • Track record of people management
  • Previous Large Company experience preferred

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