English Braids is an established UK manufacturer working within the technical textile marketplace. The core service revolves around the production of fiber rope and assemblies, sold into several strategic markets both UK, Europe the rest of the world. Our focus is on high value add, technical solutions, meeting specific customer demands. Customers range from America's Cup campaigns through to UK MOD and height safety manufacturers. The diversity of the business has led to the development of an extremely stable company that has grown both organically, and through acquisition, over 50 years in business.
We are looking for a qualified financial controller to lead our head office finance function from our base in Malvern, Worcestershire. The successful candidate will be passionate about finance and have excellent attention to detail with first class technical ability. A desire to be hands on and a wish to work closely with the various business divisions will be required.
You will be reporting to the group finance director and will be required to produce monthly management accounts as well as acting as the first port of call for group reporting and subsequent consolidation. The role will involve business partnering with the senior management of the company to achieve strategic goals and objectives.
The role will be wide ranging and will include VAT returns, corporation tax management, audit preparation and payroll.
You will be a critical part of the team involved with the further development of the ERP infrastructure supporting accurate reporting of key business metrics and improvements programs.
Experience and Qualifications
It is likely that you will be ACCA qualified (or similar) and have a broad knowledge of accounting
standards and best practices.
A background in manufacturing is essential as it forms a core part of the companies values and
is intrinsic to our success.
Excellent excel skills will be essential and previous experience with MS Dynamics Business Central (ERP Systems) and Jet Reports (reporting system) will be highly beneficial.
Salary will be based on market rates and will reflect experience within the stated areas.