POSITION FILLED Financial Controller

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Financial Controller 

“British Design & Manufacturing at its best”


The Employer

You will be working for a business where original design and UK based manufacture is the result of passion, experience, craftsmanship and an unwavering dedication to being the best in our sector.  You will represent a business of high reputation and long standing, with an enviable and varied customer base.  We are looking for someone who can align themselves with our high quality brand; a proven Financial Controller with excellent commerciality, enthusiasm and ability to ‘roll up your sleeves’ when the pressure is on.  This diverse role forms part of our Management Team – in time, this role is highly likely to progress  to Finance Director, so ambition is key, likewise a desire to ‘belong’, and view this as an opportunity offering  scope and longevity.  

The Role

  • Prompt and accurate production of monthly financial accounts
  • Production of monthly manufacturing accounts within agreed timescales and deadlines
  • Cashflow and treasury management
  • Ensure monthly stock valuation is complete and accurate
  • Adherence and control of annual budget process
  • Responsible for an effective and robust standard costing system
  • Coordination of external audit for y/e accounts with external auditors
  • Ensure the finance function works alongside, and in support of all other business areas including purchasing
  • Line Management of 2 x direct reports (Management Accountant, Ledgers Clerk)
  • Develop manufacturing accounting systems, to provide detailed analysis of production performance, costing and efficiency
  • Additional responsibilities including Company Secretarial, HR (working wtih external resources as necessary); Facilities Management (to include IT and Telecoms) and certain aspects of H&S


Skills & Qualifications Required

  • Degree education and formal accounting qualification
  • 5+ years post qualification experience, used to interface and influencing at senior level
  • Practical experience of SAGE useful
  • Experience of a senior finance function in manufacturing sector desirable
  • Entrepreneurial approach and outstanding presentation and communication skills


Remuneration Package

Salary:  c£75,000 per annum (negotiable dependent upon experience)   

Benefits:  Car allowance £7,500 per annum; Pension; Bonus/LTIP (dependent on company and personal performance)



In writing to our retained HR & Recruitment Manager.  No agencies please and no direct applications to the employer will be accepted.