Finance Business Controller

Location
Liverpool
Salary
£40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus and excellent benefits
Posted
10 Nov 2020
Closes
08 Dec 2020
Ref
V-32598
Contact
Mark Thomas
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job description

Finance Business Controller required for market leading, global manufacturing business based in the heart of Liverpool. This business is one of the regions best employers and is a well known and instantly recognisable brand. It places its staff at the heart of the business and this role offers fantastic progression and the opportunity to make a real difference to the business. 

The Finance Business Controller will demonstrate excellent stakeholder management skills and the ability to build relationships at all levels with Finance and non-Finance managers across business. You’ll be a true Business Partner who is passionate about developing your understanding of the business to provide your expert advice, insight and analysis to enable them to effectively control costs.

Key Role Requirements:
  • Support the business during the planning cycle (Budget, Rolling Forecast, Period end Close, Strategic Analysis and Cost Prices)
  • Pro-actively review and analyse operating performance versus plan (Budget & Latest Forecast).
  • Identification of risks and opportunities with ability to influence stakeholders for necessary action plans
  • Key support to forecasting and analysing working capital such as inventories and inter-company accounts receivable and payable balances
  • Business Partner to the business to support material costs such as write off, price variances, margin management
  • Business Partner support to specific departmental managers to aid with decision making.
  • Monthly cost centre reviews with departmental managers.
  • Review & develop KPI’s to assist & support departmental managers and business performance.
  • Stakeholder Management (PLT, Divisional Controlling, Central Business Services Finance, Sourcing Supply & Distribution, Corporate, R&D and IS/IT UK/Ireland hub)
  • Prepares financial analysis to support investment decisions. This will include scenario planning, NPV, Payback calculations.

Ideally candidates will have FMCG or manufacturing experience and have the following; 

  • Strong stakeholder and relationship management skills
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills with the confidence to challenge others
  • A collaborative, team working approach
  • Excellent IT and data management skills. Experience of SAP or similar financial system. Advanced level MS Excel Skills with the ability to manipulate large, complex data sets
  • Problem solving and analysis skills

I am expecting a large amount of interest in this vacancy so please contact me asap or apply using the links below. 

Who are Resourcery Group?

We are one of the North West’s most experienced and well-networked, independent Accounting & Finance, Change and Transformation recruitment consultancies.


Resourcery Group have grown quickly since inception and are now considered as the go-to recruitment partner and trusted adviser by many of the region’s leading employers, from owner-managed SMEs and PE-backed business to listed PLCs.


We are sector agnostic, finance specific. A local market expert with national reach.


Resourcery Group specialise in talent identification, attraction, resourcing and retention, providing our clients with a diverse pool of talent drawn from the Executive, Sub-Executive, Mid-Market and Newly Qualified, Part-Qualified and Transactional markets for Industry & Commerce, Public Sector and Not-for-Profit.


Please visit our websitewww.resourcerygroup.com for more information on the business ethos and how we create value as part of the recruitment cycle, complimenting internal talent teams.