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Financial Controller - Devon. Incl. Yeovil

Automotive - Office & Commercial
Ref: 1243 Date Posted: Monday 29 Jun 2020
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An exceptional opportunity has arisen for a Financial Controller to work at a purpose build state of the art engineering facility based in the Exeter area. As Financial Controller, you will be responsible for preparing, developing and analysing key financial information to ensure that senior management make well-informed decisions to ensure future stability, growth and profitability. This role is also key to establishing and maintaining financial policies and management information systems, as well as provides a high-quality support service by liaising with management colleagues on all aspects of finance.

Salary Circa £70,000-£75,000 plus excellent benefits


As a Financial Controller, your key responsibilities will include

  • Preparing periodic financial statements, including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash flows
  • Informing key strategic decisions and formulating business strategies                                                                                             
  • Advising on the financial implications and consequences of business decisions                                                                                  
  • Analysing financial performance and so contributing to medium and long-term business planning/forecasts                                          
  • Offering professional judgment on financial matters and advising on ways of improving business performance                                    
  • Implementing corporate governance procedures, risk management and internal controls.
  • Review and recommendation of pricing policies.
  • Management and monitoring of contract profitability.


To be successful in the role of Financial Controller, you must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • CIMA qualified
  • Experience of working within as a Financial Controller with 7-10 years’ experience (preferably in the Automotive Industry).
  • Strong impact and influencing skills and total deliver focus.
  • Will have the ability to build close working relationships with colleagues.
  • An excellent communicator with a confident manner.
  • Experience of using Microsoft packages, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • High level of leadership and decision making
  • Able to motivate, Influence and train people
  • Ability to interact with Management at all levels


This position is based in Exeter and is easily commutable from Devon, Newton Abbott, Taunton, Exmouth, Torquay


If you are an experienced Financial Controller seeking a new, fresh challenge in your career, please apply immediately.