Financial Controller - Manufacturing

Job Title: Financial Controller - Manufacturing
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northamptonshire
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Reference: 13991345/001_1556272889
Contact Name: Dan Atkins
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Job Published: April 26, 2019 11:01

Job Description

This is a unique opportunity to join a forward thinking manufacturing business in Northamptonshire as the Financial Controller working close with the board.

Client Details

Our client is a forward thinking manufacturing business with offices all around the world. It's customer base includes a large number of globally recognised retailers.

The Northamptonshire based company is embarking on a phase of development within the UK back office and support functions. The Financial Controller will be integral to the success of the improvements and development expected.


The Finance Director for the UK has highlighted the requirement to develop the Financial Controller duties to deliver on both the routine tasks whilst also with the ad-hoc project assignments. The responsibility for the delivery of the financial performance of the UK division will rest with the Financial Controller with the FD to review.

The team performance and development will also form a key part of the FC remit along with the following:

  • The production and delivery of accurate monthly financial management accounts,
  • Insightful commentary on the divisional performance - with suggestions and improvements
  • Delivery of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts to the board
  • Driving a cultural change to focus on business partnering
  • Developing clear BI and MI on non financial performance for key business stakeholders.


The ideal candidate will demonstrate an impressive track record in a Controller capacity with a preferential background in either a manufacturing or FMCG environment. The key to the success of the Financial Controller will come from the characteristics and personality.

Ideally you will:

  • Demonstrate an ability to adapt, learn and pick things up quickly
  • Have a recognised professional qualification (ACCA, ACA or CIMA)
  • Be able to lead a small team and challenge senior non finance stakeholders
  • Articulate the drivers and challenges face in an FMCG business
  • Be within a commutable distance from Northamptonshire

Job Offer

£60,000 - £65,000 + benefits