Financial Controller (No.1) for SME in the Manufacturing sector, based in Oldham
Your new company
The company are in the manufacturing sector & turnover circa £3-4 million. Due to the Managing Director looking for an exit within five years, they have created a new role within the business for a financial controller. You will be the number one in finance and also a member of the senior management team.
Your new role
You will have full responsibility for everything coming out of the finance department. The company currently use an external accounting firm for year-end accounts, but this position would bring that in-house. You would have full control of the month-end & year-end process, management accounts, budgeting & forecasting, analysis, product costing, VAT and ad-hoc duties.
What you'll need to succeed
You will ideally be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA). The essential with this role is strong product costing experience. The MD stated the company have rarely used product costing & it is something they need. Further, as they will be looking to exit, the applicant will need MBO experience. You will also need to be a great communicator, being able to liaise with various stakeholders throughout the business.
What you'll get in return
You will get a salary of £40,000-£45,000 p.a. and the opportunity to bring change to an organisation, as well as implementing financial controls and potentially a new ERP. You will report to the managing director & work closely with the business development director. As mentioned, you will be an integral part of the business & on the senior leadership team.
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