Financial Controller

  • Location

    Exeter

  • Sector:

    Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Sarah Lane

  • Contact email:

    slane@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    SL\0485_1604508819

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-04

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Sarah Lane

The Company:

Supporting the FD of this hugely successful, British manufacturer, you will assist in all aspects of commercial and management accounting in a newly created Financial Controller's position. As a fully Qualified Accountant (ACCA or CIMA), you will fulfil a 360 accounting function and be excited by data analysis to a Board of Directors. It is essential that you have some experience in a Management Accounting role or similar within a manufacturing or production environment and be looking to progress your career within the next few years.

Job Responsibilities: Management & Financial Account processes:

Responsibility for elements of the monthly management accounts process, including investigation and interpretation of results.

Preparation of elements of the financial accounts and assistance in audit process.

Cover within department where required, including:

Treasury planning.

External submissions

Transitional management of the Finance Department :

Supervise direct reports, providing objectives and feedback.

Build collaborative relationship with other senior finance team members.

Standard Business Reporting and investigation :

Maintain and improve the standard business reporting. This will involve completing and evolving standard reports on a variety of frequencies.

Interpret reports and provide explanation and conclude investigations.

Commercial Analysis:

With the guidance of the Finance Director or Board, carry out various analysis and provide deliverable as required.

Provide support in development of new business opportunities and improvement projects.

Effectively communicate results to a variety of audiences.

Maintenance and development of standard processes and controls, throughout the business

Monitor existing processes and controls within the business, evaluating areas of development.

Maintain a reporting framework for effect business controls.

Preferred Skills:

Fully Qualified and looking for a busy role assisting an FD within a full 360 FC function

Manufacturing or production environment experience essential.

Show evidence of working to tight timescales and balancing priorities.

Have good attention to detail, whilst maintaining a flexible and adaptable approach.

Be a self-starter with the ability work on own initiative, but within the confines of the Company's resources and timescales.

 Possess an open style of collaborative working to ensure the development of the finance team

Have strong investigation skills with an understanding of effective controls.

Demonstrate analytical ability.

Can demonstrate highly advanced MS Excel skills and good MS Office skills.

Associated Benefits:

A competitive salary and benefits including a contributory pension scheme, 23 days holiday (increasing to 26 days with service) plus public holidays, staff discounts and death in service cover. In addition there is structured training and the potential for career progression within our growing dynamic company.

Working Hours: 8.30am to 5pmMonday to Friday To apply, or to find out more information, please click on one of the "apply" buttons Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond immediately to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.