Financial Controller


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April 11, 2022
Job Type
£55000 - £60000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Rachel Holland
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Company Details and Job Overview:

A leading manufacturing Group on the Fylde Coast are looking to appoint a technically strong Financial Controller due to growth. The organisation is regarded as a market leader in their niche area of operation, and further growth is forecasted. The business prides itself on impressive staff retention levels which is achieved through offering diverse roles and providing opportunities for career development within the business.

Key Benefits/ Rewards on Offer:

• A competitive starting salary depending on experience, with periodic salary reviews
• 25 days annual leave entitlement + bank holidays
• Company pension
• Private healthcare
• Life assurance
• Flexible working including a hybrid arrangement

Your New Role as Financial Controller:

This newly created Financial Controller position reports directly to the Head of Finance and you will be responsible for leading the finance team. Specific duties will include:

• Review of management accounts production
• Leading the year end process, being the primary point of contact for external bodies including auditors
• Production of budgets and forecasts
• Cashflow management
• Management of the finance team, being responsible for their training and development
• Provision of ad hoc analysis and reports for senior management to aid effective decision making

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

To be considered for this Financial Controller position, you will be a fully qualified finance professional (CIMA/ACCA/ACA), with knowledge of the manufacturing sector, preferably within a Group business structure. With strong leadership and staff management skills, you will also demonstrate strong systems skills including MS Excel with the ability to enhance existing systems and processes.


This newly created Financial Controller position provides a good level of autonomy and leadership, whilst remaining hands on across many areas of technical finance. Opportunities for further career development will be available and you will report to and work alongside a high level and engaging Head of Finance.

This vacancy is being handled by Rachel Holland at Kenton Black Finance.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a market leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. As market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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