Financial Controller

England, Tyne and Wear, Sunderland
£60000 - £65000 per annum + company benefits package
14 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
James Smith
Experience Levels
Contract Type
Full Time

A Financial Controller role based is being recruited in Sunderland for a market leading manufacturing business. The role will be a key member of the site Senior Management team and will provide financial support to assist the site in achieving its key objectives. You will interface with the operations, planning, procurement and site manufacturing teams, ensuring efficient, low cost manufacture of products.

As the Financial Controller you will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring financial controls are monitored and in place throughout the site
  • Reporting daily P&L & KPI's to site and Head of Finance & Head of Operations
  • Reporting the weekly P&L and KPI's to site and Centre, includes commentary to explain operational variances against budget/forecast & prior week
  • Owning the site month end process and balance sheet, ensuring balance sheet is clean
  • Reporting to Centre in a timely manner with regard to dailies, weeklies, forecast and monthlies
  • Supporting the site General Manager, being able to step up if required
  • Attending site management meetings to gain an understanding of current operations whilst explaining latest results/financials to the team
  • Supporting, mentoring, training the site finance function, ensuring holidays are covered within Finance
  • Liaising with Central finance to ensure deadlines are achieved, building relationships and attending balance sheet reviews
  • Liaising with site budget holders, analyse spend by department and ensure tight control of budgets
  • Constantly challenging costs and advising the GM on cost reductions, profit improvements
  • Attending budget / forecast reviews with the wider business

You will be:

  • Qualified ACA, CIMA or ACCA with relevant PQE
  • Have strong experience within the FMCG/Manufacturing sector
  • Financial experience gained as a Site Finance Manager/Site Financial Controller
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to convert data into analysis / information which enable users to understand business performance and make informed decisions
  • Excellent communication skills which will enable the individual to influence site Operational Teams, Site management behaviour and AV Team
  • Good negotiation and influencing skills
  • Disciplined and organised with the ability to work under pressure

If you feel you have the background and experience for this fantastic role then get in contact with me for a confidential chat.