Financial Controller

Runcorn Permanent £55,000 - £65,000 per year
  • Successful manufacturing business
  • Opportunity to be number one finance on site

About Our Client

UK based manufacturing site, with an international parent company.

Job Description

A key element of the role is the requirement to oversee the preparation and delivery of financial information to strict reporting deadlines including, but not limited to, Management, Group and Statutory Accounting protocols, Budgets and Forecasts and a range of other 'ad-hoc' reporting requirements that will involve regular interaction with non-financial components of the business.

This will include the provision of Product Costing data, principally but not exclusively focused on our wide range of Project-based activities, which forms a significant part of the role and will require the successful candidate to immerse themselves in the overall business to develop a good understanding of our product range and the customers and market sectors that we serve.

You will also be responsible for safeguarding of the working capital and assets of the business, ensuring that adequate cash reserves are maintained, inventory and Workin-Progress is carefully managed, regularly reviewed and valued, with appropriate provisions in place.

Responsibility for management of the Business Insurance programme also falls within the remit of the role, involving dealings with Brokers, other Group Companies, and where appropriate, other external organisations.

You will ensure that all regulatory and statutory obligations are observed and complied with, including the provision of such information as may be required, covering all Audit, Taxation, and business statistical requirements.

Involvement with other external organisations and where appropriate, developing and maintaining relationships with Auditors, Banks, and other financial institutions, including Pension Scheme and Employee Benefits providers.

The Successful Applicant

You will be CIMA qualified (or a suitable professional equivalent), with a minimum of 5 years' experience in a Project-based or Construction organisation, preferably in the Engineering sector and working within a Group Reporting environment.

Proficient in Excel and other related products, including Teams and Office 365 applications, you will also be familiar with cloud-based ERP systems, ideally operating on the SalesForce / Force platform (but not essential) and have the capability to improve and enhance the existing reporting capabilities of our current systems and processes to deliver clear and timely information to both financial and non-financial stakeholders.

Underpinning this will be an articulate and thorough individual with the ability to manage a small, experienced Team, develop the skills and knowledge of the department and ensure that a suitable succession programme is evolved to ensure the successful long-term continuity of the Finance Team provision to the business and wider Group operations.

You will be a Team player, self-starter and capable of working on your own initiative, developing ideas, and influencing your colleagues with clear and concise explanations and showing clear enthusiasm for the role. You'll also embody the core values of our organisation - Trust, Collaboration, Passion and Customer First.

What's on Offer

Salary £55,000-£65,000 depending on experience

Discretionary bonus

Excellent pension

Hybrid working

Core hours and flexibility on start and finish times

23 days annual holiday plus BH and rising to 25 days after 5 years

Nicola Jones
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Phone number
+44 151 255 3758

Job summary

Job function
Financial Controller
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Nicola Jones
Consultant phone
+44 151 255 3758
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