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Financial Controller

  • Location

    Sudbury

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £65000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Thomas Palmer

  • Contact email:

    thomas@compasspoint.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01284765700

  • Job ref:

    J36209

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-05-12

  • Start date:

    2024-02-22

  • Consultant:

    Thomas Palmer

Are you a skilled Financial Controller seeking a dynamic opportunity within a reputable, long-standing company, backed by a dedicated team? Are you eager for a fresh challenge and excited about the prospect of joining a well-respected local employer? If so, we might just have the perfect role for you!

We're collaborating with a local manufacturing business to facilitate the recruitment of their next Financial Controller. Reporting to the Finance Director, the Financial Controller leads the finance team and is an integral member of the Leadership team, your duties will include:

  • Review financial performance information and plans
  • Manage the financial activities of the Company - ensure good local cost control and cost management behaviour in the business.
  • Coordinate and deliver the finance annual plan.
  • Management, training and appraisal of the finance team
  • Provide visibility of the finance annual plan to the Finance Director, the Board and the leadership team where their involvement is required.
  • Prepare and review business intelligence reports for all Group Companies, to include monthly management information, forecasts, budgets, annual cost rates, pricing, key performance indicators etc.
  • Assist the Finance Director and external auditors with preparation of Statutory accounts and Tax computations.
  • Ensure the company credit management processes are maintained and manage the annual debtor insurance review process for all Group Companies.
  • File annual returns for all Companies at Companies House and ensure the security of legal documents.

We're looking for candidates who possess:

  • Full ACCA/ CIMA qualification or finalist
  • 7 -10 years finance experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment, with at least 5 years leading a team.
  • A curious and analytical mind with a keen eye for detail
  • Strong IT systems orientation including advanced excel, MS office and ERP systems.
  • Experience of financial modelling.
  • Excellent leadership and organisational skills. Deadline oriented.
  • Decisive with good commercial and business awareness and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Negotiation and influencing skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships.

In return, an attractive package is on offer including:

• Competitive salary range of £60,000-£65,000
• Profit-sharing bonus scheme
• Holiday purchase program
• Convenient on-site parking
• Life insurance coverage
• Starting holiday allowance of 22 days plus bank holidays
• Opportunities for career advancement

This is a Monday to Friday role based on-site, with working hours from 8 am to 5 pm. If this opportunity is of interest, please submit your updated CV to thomas@compasspoint.co.uk.