A Financial Controller job, broad finance role for this SME retail business in Manchester.Your new companyThis £50m wholesale business has a diversified portfolio of products, with a customer base spanning primarily multinational organisations. Consistently delivering high quality products to their client base, they have longstanding relationships in the market which has provided steady income growth over the years and recently diversified their offering to set up future growth opportunities. Your new roleSupporting the Finance Director and senior management team, you will be the key point of contact to provide sound financial information to stakeholders. You'll lead a small finance team who will support you in the production of management accounts, financial reporting, cash flow management and stock control. This is a really broad finance role and will provide a variety of challenges on a day-to-day basis. What you'll need to succeedYou will have a sound technical understanding from completing your ACA, ACCA or CIMA accounting qualification. You will also have a strong analytical skill set to interpret financial data, alongside the communication skills to articulate this information to key stakeholders. An ability to work around accounting systems and character to lead a team are also key. Your career to date will also have strong examples of working within a product and stock led, wholesale, retail and manufacturing FMCG business. What you'll get in returnYou'll be part of a team that collaborates well to get success and support investment and growth conducted across a range of product lines in the retail sector. Based in their central Manchester offices with flexible working, it's easily accessible from around the North West. What you need to do nowIf you're interested in this role, please click "apply" and we will revert back to the most relevant applications as soon as possible. If this job isn't quite right for you but you're a qualified accountant looking for a new job in finance, contact Nicholas House at Hays Senior Finance team in Manchester.