UK Financial Controller
An exciting and rare opportunity now exists with this growing and innovative manufacturer in Welwyn Garden City.
Wholly owned by the Mitsubishi Corporation this business predominantly supplies the car industry and reports into Finland.
Based in Welwyn Garden City the new UK Financial Controller will also be required to travel to the Wolverhampton site (supplier of product to the energy sector) approximately once a week.
For this role we seek an 'Optimistic Embracer of Change' with a proven track record of timely and accurate reporting together with the ability to bring the best out of their team.
You'll have up-to-date Accounting reporting skills and be able to prepare and present on your data delivering convincing budgets and financial forecasts to satisfy Board reporting requirements.
This is a 'hands-on' role with the responsibility for the ongoing performance and development of 3 staff across the two sites sites and we seek a most effective communicator to provide direction to the team and guidance to the board on current and future back office resourcing requirements. A demonstrable ability to communicate with other colleagues in similar roles at a Global Level is therefore vital.
To evidence your keen interest in business, as part of the interview process you will be required to present in the final stages to UK, US and Finnish Directors and demonstrate clearly your ability to apply any previous industry knowledge to the role. Previous manufacturing experience is not however essential, but a background in the valuation of metals, other work in progress and hedging in particular would be most advantageous.
We'd expect you to be a qualified Accountant with 3 to 6 years post qualification experience and some good commercial experience in your roles to date.
If you believe you are a goal oriented individual with a self-effacing demeanour and can 'unassumingly boast' drive, ambition and modesty in equal amounts we would very much like to hear from you.
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