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Financial Controller

Hays Senior Finance
England, Stroud, Gloucestershire
GBP65000.0 - GBP75000.0 per annum + Market rate
Closing date
27 Dec 2023

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Manufacturing and engineering
Salary band
£60,000 - £70,000, £70,000 - £80,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
From our office

Job Details

My client, an established engineering company in Stroud are currently looking to recruit a Financial Controller within their 15m turnover division of an international group.

Key deliverables

  • Contribute to the definition of the strategy for the Division. Serve as the key business partner the SLT.
  • Personally become the expert for the business in all processes, data and information.
  • Deep dive into all the detail to provide analysis and insight into past, current and future performance, both operational and financial
  • Translate strategy into business plans and establish agreed measurable targets. Lead the business planning and forecasting processes for the Division and deliver to Group Finance on time and in full.
  • Actively manage cash flows with the Group Finance Director and proactively manage levels of Net Working Capital within the business.
  • Deliver the monthly management accounts on time and in full. To include a full understanding of the result versus budget and prior year, all balance sheet items and cash flow movements.
  • Ensure transparency in financial reporting and disclosures.
  • Define and implement internal controls regarding financial and non-financial operations.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate and local standards, regulations, and guidelines.
  • Lead, provide guidance and facilitate best practice sharing across the business and the wider Group with other Divisional Controllers and the Group Financial Planning and Analysis Manager.


  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent with a proven track record.
  • Possess an ACA, CIMA, ACCA qualifications or equivalent.
  • Experience of managing people.
  • Experience of leading a Finance team in a medium size business

Job perks

  • Salary up to £75,000 + Package (Bonus, Life insurance, etc)
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Senior Leadership exposure

What you'll get in return
Flexible working options available.

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