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Financial Controller - East England

General Manufacturing - Commercial
Ref: 1080 Date Posted: Monday 24 Jun 2019
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Recruit 12 and excited to be seeking a Financial Controller for a leading manufacturing company, specialising in lightweight composite products, working within Aerospace, Rail and Industrial sectors. Managing a team of 3 people, the successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the financial function within a rapidly growing business. This is a permanent, full time position offering an annual salary of £45,000 - £50,000 alongside other company benefits.

This role reports directly to the Managing Director, offering the opportunity to progress to Finance Director within the next few years.

As a Financial Controller, your main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Overall control of the company’s accounting function, with direct involvement in the management accounts
  • Management of company policies regarding ledgers, capital expenditure, payroll, debt, tax, budgeting and auditing
  • Provide financial analysis and performance at business and departmental levels
  • Ensure company financial systems are robust
  • Contribute to the Senior Management by developing and supporting strategic plans

To be successful as a Financial Controller, you need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • BA/ BS degree or equivalent
  • Qualified Accountant with 2-3 year post-qualification experience
  • Experience working with and implementing ERP systems
  • Knowledge of cost accounting
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

This role is based in Huntingdon, and is easily accessible from Bedford, Cambridge, Peterborough and Northampton.

If you are currently seeking a new career move and believe you meet the required specification, please apply immediately.