Financial Controller - flexible working available

Recruiter
MDM Resourcing
Location
Cheshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Jul 2019
Closes
31 Jul 2019
Ref
1189570067
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Financial Controller - flexible working available

Up to £55,000 + bonus, benefits, pension, Cheshire

Our client is a market leading HighTech precision manufacturing export business based in Cheshire. Ongoing expansion and internal promotion have created the need for a strong and commercially astute Financial Controller to join the business. Ideally with a background in a Top Ten firm the role is open to candidates either making a move within industry or a first move from practice. The company has a positive approach to flexible working so is open to considering applicants for whom this would be beneficial.

The Role

Reporting to the Finance Director, this is a broad and visible role encompassing engagement and influence across all operational business functions. Key responsibilities include:-
  • Controls and processes:Ensure robust business processes are in place and drive out unnecessary complexity;
  • Reporting: Driving ongoing improvement in the quality of commercial and operational insight provided by monthly management information;
  • Working capital management: Developing deeper understanding of the cash life cycle of contracts and product streams, and ensuring efficient procedures around stock;
  • Business partnering to key functional heads, developing finance into an integral part of key business decision making; Working with technical product leads to develop commercial insight, assisting with bids and pricing models, controlling costs and improving margins;
  • Culture development: Managing the core finance team (with prospects to transition over and grow the financial transaction team) and supporting the development of a high performance culture.

The Candidate
  • Qualified accountant, currently in either practice or industry, with experience of working on or with "product" businesses (ie those that hold physical stock);
  • Familiarity with Contract Work in Progress would be useful but not essential;
  • Commercial acumen complemented by suitably strong communication skills;
  • Process driven - an individual who approaches problem solving through underlying process analysis rather than looking at symptoms;
  • Very strong technical and analytical skills, adaptable, tenacious, embraces change, fast learner;
  • IT literate - strong Excel skills, possibly familiar with Business Intelligence platforms;
  • Thrives on delivering outstanding customer service.

With the opportunity to play a key role in business decision making in this high performance business, this role is an excellent proposition for any business minded and ambitious accountant.

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