Manufacturing Finance Controller

Line Up Aviation
Wrexham (Wrecsam)
12 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Line Up Aviation is a specialist aviation and aerospace recruitment company that has been operating all over the world for more than 30 years. We work with some of the industry's best-known companies and pride ourselves with working to the highest standard of service supported by an ingrained culture of honesty and integrity.

Role: Manufacturing Finance Controller

Pay: £ 24 -£27 LTD (Dependent on experience)

Contract: Monday- Friday 08:00 – 17:00, 9 Months Contract

Location: Broughton

Job Profile

A vacancy has arisen within the Finance organisation for the position of manufacturing controller. The successful candidate will ensure planning, control and steering of the Plant Logistics and Maintenance functions, manage targets, workload and workforce and to support discussions and decision making at Management level, and challenge and support the business in terms of financial and operational performance improvement.


The main tasks and responsibilities will include:

- Drive performance management and improvement
- Analyse quantitative and qualitative data on performance against budgets/targets highlighting discrepancies and risks and opportunities
- Propose/coordinate mitigation actions if needed to support discussions and decision making at Management level
- Control Programs and Operations actuals vs forecasts, corrective measures, hourly-rates
- Contribute to earned value management when required and contribute to cash planning (capex, inventory)
- Use financial processes and tools, basic legal and HR processes, and basic project management and technical knowledge in operational areas
- Ensure timely and meaningful planning and reporting
- Perform Inventory Accounting - Spares inventory management, support Logistics cycle counting process
- Manage targets set by programs (non-recurring and recurring cost) through convergence process
- Plan workload and workforce according to targets and function strategy, plan and steer resources accordingly together with Programme Planning
- Drive financials and workload planning/forecast process (synthesize plans and challenge contributions)
- This role will involve some travel for business and as such you must be able to travel accordingly.


We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience:

- Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in Finance or Controlling, or a related discipline
- ACMA professional affiliation preferred
- Proficient in MS Office applications
- Advanced user of MS Excel
- Basic SAP
- Experience of business partnering and direct functional support - working with businesses outside of the finance organisation
- Negotiation level English language skills, other languages would be a plus.

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Natalie Dalkin at Line Up Aviation

Due to the number of applications we receive, it’s not always possible to contact unsuccessful applicants. Unless you hear from us within 14 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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