Financial Controller

Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Derbyshire, England
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Reference: DG78391_1548764414
Contact Name: Danny Greene
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 29, 2019 12:20

Job Description

Woodrow Mercer is currently working with an SME manufacturer in Derbyshire to source their next Financial Controller. The organisation is c£20m turnover and forecasts substantial growth over the next 5 years.

This role is a leadership position which will report directly into the owner of the organisation. The successful candidate will manage a small team of transactional finance staff / part-qualified accountants and be responsible for the overall performance of the finance team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare monthly management accounts including analysis, commentary and insight
  • Presentation of financial reports to the senior leadership team and owners
  • Responsibility for purchase / sales ledger
  • Oversight of the payroll of all members of staff
  • Cash flow forecasting
  • Key liaison with funders, banks and accountancy firms
  • Statutory reporting alongside external advisors

The right person for this role will be highly experienced in manufacturing organisations and will be as comfortable on a shop-floor as they are in a board room. It is essential that they are a Qualified Accountant and have the ability to generate insightful financial reports for the management team while ensuring debt is chased, staff/suppliers are paid and the business keeps costs to a minimum.

Financial Controllers who can demonstrate the above experience and want to join an organisation where they can add real value are encouraged to apply.