Financial Controller - Manchester
Our long standing food production client in Manchester is seeking an experienced Financial Controller to join their team on a full time, permanent contract.
Salary - £60,000, car allowance 25 days holidays and bank holidays, pension scheme, company bonus scheme and private healthcare.
Work with the senior team both strategically and operationally by providing timely and accurate financial information in order for the appropriate
Commercial and operational decisions to be taken. To provide strong financial control and manage the business exposure to risk through the provision of first class financial management processes.
Essential Attributes & Skills
Financial qualification ACA, CIMA & ACCA
3 post years qualification years' experience
**Please only apply for the role if all of the above apply to you**
Provides leadership to the Finance team. Conduct 1:1s meetings and performance reviews for direct
reports on a regular basis. Ensure objectives are set and cascaded throughout the team. Facilitate
development of direct reports, through annual development plans that are reviewed regularly.
Provide a visible presence to the finance team; carrying out regular communications.
Identify all aspects of financial risk and inform the Board of Directors; develop the appropriate solutions
to mitigate them.
Ensure the business has sound financial processes and design internal controls to ensure compliance of
financial and operational processes with the various stakeholder requirements.
Lead financial planning processes (budgeting and forecasting) and analyses the performance of the
manufacturing sites in line with the business plan, recommending improvements in revenue, costs and
margins. Be proactive in influencing the commercial decision making within the business ensuring that
profit margins and service levels are maximised.
Ensure the provision of timely and accurate financial data for both external and internal reporting
requirements whilst constantly looking to develop the Finance function (team, systems, tools,
procedures and processes).
Carry out monthly re-forecasting against P&L and cash flow advising the Board of Directors of any key
changes to plan.
Establish robust controls. Manage cash and cash availability. Ensure the working capital of the
business is appropriate and tightly controlled.
Drive significant improvements in relation to the interpretation of financial performance.
Manage, coordinate all statutory requirements.
To lead and direct the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of the Environmental,
Health and Safety Management systems, security management, all disaster and emergency
management, business continuity and risk minimisation programmes to ensure a safe working
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