Financial Controller

Woodrow Mercer Group LLP
£45k - £50k pa
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Financial Controller (PE-backed business)

Salary c. £50,000

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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