Group Financial Controller

Job Title: Group Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Reference: 3737661_1579603927
Contact Name: Owen Philp
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 21, 2020 10:52

Job Description

A permanent Group Financial Controller job paying £50-70k for a manufacturing organisation in Worcester.

Job Type:
£50,000-70,000 per annum
Mon-Thurs (8-4.30) and Fri (8-1.30)

Your new company
Hays are delighted to be supporting a leading manufacturing organisation in Worcester with the recruitment of a Group Financial Controller on a permanent basis.

You will be working for a well-established business that boasts a blue-chip customer base and features some of the biggest names within a specialist industry.

Your new role
Reporting into the CFO, you will be responsible for all accounting and controlling aspects of the Group operations and act as a key member of the core finance team. This includes consolidation and reporting across multiple sites ensuring high levels of controls as well as management of Group activities.

Key duties:

  • Preparation and issue of Group monthly management reporting pack
  • Preparation and issue of Group flash results
  • Preparation of annual statutory accounts, tax packs and tax reporting
  • Support CFO with management of audit for the Group including the preparation of audit packs
  • Provide variance analysis and commentary in support of the MI pack
  • Management of financial and general accounting for Group operations including system upgrades and implementations
  • Management of UK VAT and Intrastats
  • Management of manufacturing cost accounting and costing function including review of standards and monthly reporting
  • Management of Group accounting activities including intercompany reconciliations
  • Act as business partner to Group operations by providing support across various financial and commercial areas
  • Implementation and compliance to Group controls and authorities
  • Monthly reconciliation of Group trading results and all balance sheet accounts
  • Line management and development of onsite Finance Manager and offsite Accountants

What you'll need to succeed

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Previous Financial Controller experience within an SME environment
  • Manufacturing background
  • Highly numeric and strong analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail with a focus on implementing robust controls and processes
  • Experienced in statutory accounting and management of audits
  • Computer literate with a good understanding of ERP systems (Sage 1000 would be an advantage)

What you need to do now
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