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Plant Controller

Michael Page
England, Derbyshire, Buxton
GBP70000 - GBP85000 per annum
Closing date
20 Apr 2023

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Manufacturing and engineering
Salary band
£70,000 - £80,000, £80,000 - £90,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

As Plant Controller you will be a key member of the plant management team, directing plant accounting practices, supervising all accounting functions related to the preparation of financial statements, internal controls, business planning, budgeting, expense control, analysing and making recommendations regarding profitability of the business, while liaising with non-financial management within the Company.

Client Details

My client is a US owned manufacturing business who are market leaders in their sector. This plant turnovers over circa $50 million annually and is growing and receiving further investment from the Group.


  • Act as a financial advisor to plant management providing relevant financial reports and analysis to assist business decision making
  • Provide leadership and management to a team of staff for successful departmental performance
  • Prepare and maintain correct books of account in accordance with corporate guidelines
  • Timely & accurate financial analysis and reporting to business group management of actual, budget and forecast results
  • Manage the accounting function for the Company, including Payables, Receivables, Payroll, Accounting and Standard Costing; liaising with Shared Services as necessary
  • Design and implement sound internal controls that will ensure the safeguarding of company assets in a cost-effective manner and meet Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
  • Take initiative to search for and recommend changes and improvements to systems and productivity measures
  • Review KPI results and initiate remedial action when appropriate
  • Establish and implement as required policies and procedures following accepted US GAAP, Local GAAP and Company concepts and standards
  • Liaise with external authorities concerning the Company's interests such as Auditors, Insurance Brokers or their agents, HMRC etc.


  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
  • Manufacturing experinece is essential
  • Experinece of working for a US owned business - desirable
  • The ability to plan effectively and prioritise work load
  • Ability to work to tight reporting deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience managing a small team

Job Offer

A competitive salary, car allowance and bonus as well as the opportunity to work on a hybrid working policy.


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

Visit the Michael Page website for more information

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