Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Congleton, Cheshire
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: 23/10/2019
Reference: 14056183/001_1571735052
Contact Name: Oliver Summers
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 22, 2019 10:04

Job Description

A newly created position within a division of a truly global business. The role will form a small, hands-on finance team, reporting directly into the CFO.

Client Details

Based in Congleton and once family owned, my client are now a division of a global engineering business, producing industry leading components for global brands.


Financial Controller Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the management of the finance team.
  • Oversee all Financial Reporting to ensure robust, accurate, timely submission of data.
  • Establish, monitor and enforce finance policies and procedures, including regular testing, to ensure the business is compliant with all documented business risks and controls assessments; protect assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls; monitor and confirm financial condition by conducting regular audits.
  • Oversee the production of all reported financial data including Group reporting requirements; drive efficiency and accuracy into these processes.
  • Assist the CFO in the production of forecasts and annual budgets
  • Overseeing the Capital Expenditure approval process.
  • Responsible for driving continuous improvement to ensure financial routines are completed in an efficient, controlled and timely manner.
  • Provide financial analysis and advice by interpreting results and creating and writing reports.
  • Production and submission of additional reporting requirements (VAT, EC Sales, Intrastat, National Statistics and any ad0hoc requirements)
  • Completion of additional work streams for review by CFO (corporate tax, R&D, Insurance renewals).
  • Provide guidance to the Accounts team and other departments on financial matters.
  • Work with the IT team to improve EFCAS functionality and to correct any errors in the underlying data.
  • Maintenance of the chart of accounts to ensure its integrity and it is fit for purpose.


  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified
  • Track record of running a finance function
  • Proficient in MS Query
  • Advanced Excel user
  • Proficient in Word, PowerPoint & Outlook
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Organisation and planning skills
  • Time management
  • Positive and forward thinking individual
  • Ability to build relationships at all levels
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Professional, Proactive and Dynamic
  • Commercial awareness

Job Offer

A competitive salary, career progression and flexible working