Assistant Financial Controller

Job Title: Assistant Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Reference: JN -052021-2571208_1620404961
Contact Name: Matthew Sanders
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Job Published: May 07, 2021 17:29

Job Description

Financial Controller position within a global leading manufacturing business who are offering a tremendous platform to progress very quickly.

Client Details

Highly established global manufacturer with a role that will be focusing on their newly invested and largest site in the business' history.


  • Assists in preparing financial reporting, P&L and reviewing variances for business unit management
  • Makes judgements, interprets and presents financial analysis in a persuasive format, providing insights and recommendations to key stakeholders to inform and influence decisions
  • Serves as a financial business partner for key stakeholders within the business unit
  • Manages year-end accounting and control processes to meet statutory requirements
  • Oversees the preparation of monthly accounts, budgets and forecasts in a timely and accurate manner
  • Produces performance indicator reports and analysis, as well as ad-hoc reports and investigations, as required by management
  • Prepares and submits monthly cash flow forecasts and budgets for the business unit
  • Liaises with and manages external auditors
  • Appraises financial risk to inform decisions
  • Appraises investment proposals associated with new products and capital expenditure
  • Manages a team to develop their skills, conducts regular performance reviews and provides guidance to ensure objectives are met and procedures.


With a preferred background in manufacturing industry and CIMA/ACCA qualified, you'll be ready for this responsible role. You know about accounting principles and management accounts processes, as well as a strong understanding of Excel and ideally experience working on SAP. Organised and flexible, with a good eye for detail, you can work independently or as part of a team. With the communication skills to lead people and work with senior staff, you'll be confident, professional and prepared for new challenges.

Job Offer

Up to £55,000