Financial Controller with SAP experience

Job Title: Financial Controller with SAP experience
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car allowance
Start Date: 18/01/2019
Reference: 13984573/001_1549272517
Contact Name: Olivia Crook
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 04, 2019 09:28

Job Description

The Financial Controller will be Number 1 in Finance on site and will have repsonsibility for a small Finance function.

Client Details

Our client is a manufacturing business with multiple subsidiaries.


  • Lead and manage all accounting functions relating to the preparation of financial statements, internal controls, business planning, budgeting, expense control
  • Interpret, present and explain performance data to management team and senior colleagues outside the plant
  • Analyse and make recommendations regarding manufacturing cost reduction opportunities, revenue prospects and the overall profitability of the business
  • Interpret group policy, standards and requirements and provide strategic financial direction to the management team.
  • Lead a small finance function with 3 direct reports
  • Report to the plant Director with a dotted line to the Divisional FD in Europe


ACMA/ACCA qualified management accountant

Minimum five years' senior finance experience in a manufacturing environment

Manufacturing/Engineering/Food/Consumables sector with a process flow method of making things

Worked successfully in companies with an annual turnover ideally of £10m to £50m

Key skills and knowledge:

  • A) Strong SAP experience, super-user capability preferred
  • B) Excel - advanced user
  • C) IT systems implementation/development
  • D) Stock control systems and process
  • E) Strong team player, able to interact effectively at all levels
  • F) Excellent spoken and written English, able to influence non-financial managers
  • G) Evidence of project management skills

Job Offer

On offer for the successful candidate is a competitive salary and car allowance along with wider benefits package and bonus.