Assistant Financial Controller

Rotheram Carrington Financial Recruitment
Crewe, UK
12 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Financial Controller, Expanding Manufacturing Business - CIMA / ACCA qualified

£45,000 - £60,000 depending on experience

Based: Crewe

Ref: 10196

Assistant Financial Controller - About the business

Our client prides itself in being a leader within the niche food manufacturing industry. They are a long established family business who are known for their quality and their continued growth. Being a leader in their field they are now in search of an CIMA / ACCA qualified Assistant Financial Controller.. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an innovative and growing organisation who are currently investing in the future growth of the business. They seek and experienced person who has worked ideally within the Food Manufacturing business.

Assistant Financial Controller - About the role

You will ensure the finance team provides timely and accurate financial information covering all areas of the business. Duties will include:
  • Ownership of the month end reporting process
  • Develop appropriate financial controls and improve financial processes across the business
  • Provide timely and accurate internal and external reporting
  • Assist with the provision of cost information for tender submission and quotations
  • Review, investigate and present variances between actual manufacturing costs and standard costs
  • Lead budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Partner with the operations leadership team to improve productivity and results
  • Manage monthly/quarterly reporting and forecasting, present/communicate risks and opportunities
  • Ensure manufacturing bills of materials are based on up to date standard cost information
  • Ensure stock adjustments are valid and approved in accordance with company policy
  • Ensure stock reports are maintained to provide information to measure performance
  • Support development of Annual Operating Plan
  • Assisting with ad hoc project work
  • Develop strong relationships across the whole business to enable more accurate reporting
  • Manage a team and oversee the day to day operations
  • Liaise and challenge key decision makers across the business

Assistant Financial Controller - Candidate requirements:
  • Degree educated, ACCA/CIMA accounting qualification
  • Previous manufacturing experience is essential
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to develop sound working relationships with all levels of staff
  • Advanced Excel skills

Assistant Financial Controller - Benefits:
  • Competitive salary
  • Pension Scheme

This is a truly outstanding role at an exciting time in the company's growth. The Assistant Financial Controller role is a key position within the business allowing the individual to implement and influence change and provides excellent longer term career prospects.

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