Financial Controller

£60000 to £65000 + car + bonus + bens.
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Hays are delighted to be working with FMC Lithium to recruit a Financial Controller for their manufacturing site in Bromborough.

Your new company

FMC Lithium is part of FMC corporation, a specialty company serving agricultural, industrial and consumer markets globally. In 2016 global revenue totalled $3.3 billion.  FMC Lithium is one of the leading global producers of specialty lithium products which are used in energy storage, specialty polymers and pharmaceutical synthesis. Revenue for FMC Lithium totalled $264 million in 2016. They have sites across the globe including China, India, Argentina, USA and the UK.

It’s an exciting time to join the company as demand for lithium based products is growing, especially in the expanding electrical vehicle market. Bromborough site will play a key part in supporting that growth.

Your new role

As Financial Controller you will be responsible for providing detailed financial analysis to support the site and divisional leadership teams.  You will lead the management of the Finance and Information Technology departments on site ensuring that they are delivering a service that meets the needs of the business and complies with regulatory and internal company policies.

You will be a member of the senior management team on the site and will advise on strategic initiatives aimed at meeting future operational demands.  You’ll also be a key business partner to the Plant Manager and senior operations managers.  A key part of your role will be to report on, evaluate and improve the financial performance of the plant.

You’ll lead all budget and forecasting activity and will report monthly and quarterly to both the local management team and the group finance team in the USA. You’ll report on the site financial and operational controls, capital projects and inventory.  At year end you will coordinate and liaise with the auditors.

What you’ll need to succeed

As a qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA) you’ll have significant experience of working within the manufacturing sector in a plant or factory environment.

You’ll enjoy partnering with operational staff and your expertise in analysing plant efficiencies, yields, waste etc. will be essential.

The business uses SAP and this is highly desirable, although it is essential that you have a high degree of Excel skills.

Due to the international nature of the business, experience in Transfer Pricing and Intercompany trading would be an advantage.

You’ll be committed to the promotion of health and safety across the business.

What you’ll get in return

In addition to a competitive salary you will receive a car allowance and bonus.  The company benefits are excellent and include Life Assurance and Health Care.  You’ll be joining a fast growing business that is operating in a global market and will gain significant experience that will help you to progress your career.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. More information on the company and the role can be found at our dedicated recruitment site:

This recruitment assignment is being managed by Hays Senior Finance. Any direct applications will be forwarded to Hays.