Financial Controller

Woodrow Mercer Group LLP
£40k - £45k pa
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Controller (PE-backed business) Salary c. £45,000 North Yorkshire Full time Our client is a service-led business within a growing market and enjoying exponential growth. Having been acquired in a private equity deal, the business is looking for a robust, commercial and hands-on Financial Controller, playing a key role in the continued growth of the business and supporting the Finance Director on a daily basis. The role would suit an FD of the future - someone who is willing to put in the hard yards, learn from some outstanding individuals around them and be focused on delivering a great job. The Role This appointment, reporting to the Finance Director, will be accountable for the following: - Ensuring that the company has the means and resources to deliver the Board's business plan; - Production of the monthly board pack to include detailed management accounts and analysis; - Provision of KPIs and commercial intelligence to aid the board in its decision-making; - Close control of company financial resources, constantly looking for areas of improvement to both the working capital cycle and the bottom line; - The running of the accounts department team; - Maintaining good relations with the external stakeholders including banks, auditors, key suppliers and customers. The candidate's experience You will have a good working knowledge and can demonstrate experience of the following: - Ideally qualified (ACMA/ACA/ACCA); - An understanding of the issues facing an engineering or manufacturing business with the ensuring conventions around WIP; - Experience of developing and integrating systems and processes to provide accurate billing, margin and cost information; - An ability to challenge established systems and influence key stakeholders in a change process; - An ability to influence non financial managers in cost control and cash management; - Strong attention to detail & a "completer-finisher"; - Preferably management experience. If you are interested in applying please send your CV and details of your current remuneration.
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