Financial Controller

Financial Controller

  • Location

    Willenhall, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + car + bonus

  • Contact:

    John Taylor

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Gleeson are currently recruiting for a Financial controller for a business based in Willenhall. The Financial Controller will have full responsibility for the division who are part of a larger private equity backed group.


  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the local management team to ensure improved awareness of strategic planning and forecasts
  • Preparation of the budget, quarterly forecasts and medium-term strategy
  • Ownership and deliver of robust forecasting reports to the Group Finance Director and senior management, with commentary/advise elements.
  • Explain complex financial information clearly and accurately to non-finance managers in order to drive financial KPI's and compliance across the business.
  • Support the business in controlling and managing the costs within budget thereby ensuring optimum financial performance
  • Lead investment appraisal for new business activity
  • Act as the finance lead, and add value to all business review meetings, making sure the financial performance is understood.
  • Support the development of reporting & tools used to drive functional Key Performance Indicators, aimed at maximising company performance.
  • Support the continual improvement of reporting output from controlling team to increase efficiency whilst maintaining/increasing effectiveness.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Qualified accountant, either CIMA, ACA or ACCA.
  • Be able to demonstrate a management level of responsibility and achievement, ability to support and advise at divisional management level.
  • Advanced knowledge of the Microsoft office suite of software applications and ERP systems
  • Ability to work on own initiative and develop proactive solutions to business problems.
  • People management and leadership skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • Good commercial skills and awareness.
  • Strong Communication Skills

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