Financial Controller

Acorn Recruitment
Hadleigh, UK
11 Aug 2019
24 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Acorn Recruitment is seeking an experienced Financial Controller for their global manufacturing client based in Hadleigh, Ipswich. A competitive salary is offered for this role.

You will be responsible for preparing and maintaining relevant, timely and accurate management information and product costing systems to support the decision making of the local operations management team. You will also ensure a robust business control environment is maintained.

In the role of Financial Controller you will;

- Prepare the detailed annual Budget for the Hadleigh operations.

- Ensure the materials, labour and other costs of the Hadleigh operations are recorded
and reported accurately and correctly in SAP and the monthly accounts.

- Prepare and maintain regular reports on the performance of the Hadleigh operations
and associated key performance indicators, to explain any significant variances
against Budget / target, and to make recommendations on any actions to be taken.

- Lead and work within cross-functional teams on projects to improve the performance of
the business.

- Play a key role within the Finance team in ensuring the results of the overall
business are reported accurately and a strong business control environment
is maintained.

- Control the total operating costs of the Hadleigh operations, including materials,
labour, freight and overheads.

In order to be successful in this role, you must have;

- Qualified ACMA/ACCA/ACA/CIMA accountant, or actively working towards qualification or
equivalent experience in the role.

- Experience of applying standard costing and variance analysis in a plant /
manufacturing business.

- Intermediate or advanced Excel skills.

- Experience of using SAP or other major Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).

- Proven success in implementing change to business reporting, systems or controls to
improve their effectiveness and/or efficiency.

- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate and influence at all
levels within the organisation.

Apply today if you are interested in the position, or feel free to get in touch with Coral Jenkins at Acorn Recruitment if you have any questions.

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment

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