Financial Controller

  • Location

    Stroud, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing & Engineering

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

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  • Client:

    Hays Senior Finance

Hays Senior Finance are currently working with a leading Manufacturing business based on the outskirts of Stroud as they look to recruit a Financial Controller for their head office. This role will manage all aspects of the finance function and will involve working with a variety of stakeholders.

The Financial controller will be responsible for maintaining and developing robust financial management processes and procedures as well as coaching, developing and leading a small finance team.

Key responsibilities

  • Day to day management of the Finance Department and staff
  • FP&A and business planning
  • Prepare timely monthly management accounts, variance analysis and commentary
  • Supporting the production of the annual budgets and forecasts, including cash flow forecasting and management of working capital
  • Prepare regular and ad hoc financial reports, analysis and forecasts for the Senior Management Team
  • Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies
  • Review all financial and budget plans regularly to look for cost reduction opportunities
  • Manage cashflow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports.
  • Production of annual UK statutory accounts and audit, and act as first point of contact of support on internal and external audit queries
  • Collaborate with auditing services to ensure proper compliance with all regulations
  • Ensure the finance systems and reporting tools continue to develop to meet the needs of the business

The successful candidate will be qualified accountant ACCA, ACA or CIMA with a proven financial experience within a manufacturing environment. A strong knowledge of systems and process improvement would also be advantageous in this role along side a good leadership skill set.

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