Financial Controller


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October 13, 2022
Job Type
£40000 - £58000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Darren Cadman
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Company Details & Job Overview:

Based in East Lancashire, within easy commute from the M65, this specialist manufacturing and engineering company are part of an international group. A business unit in growth who operate in a group structure, they are highly successful, offering engineering solutions in a niche market across the globe.

Your New Role As Financial Controller:

Reporting to the Group Finance Director you shall take the lead of all Financial, Costing and Accounting activities. Overseeing a small and effective finance department staff, you shall be supported by the leadership team and Office Manager, adding commercial value to the day-to-day operation.

Main role duties:

• Preparation of company accounts for the UK sites
• Report to the Group Finance Director with timely and accurate financial information
• Prepare timely finance schedules, for review by Group Finance Director, and submit to the US whilst adhering to strict deadlines
• Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and reviewing weekly internal reports
• Work with Finance Office Manager to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of Finance department staff
• Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded and checked for discrepancies
• Work closely with the Group Finance Director to develop Costing systems, procedures and reporting for the company
• Liaise with other departments across UK sites to prepare, maintain and present periodic KPI’s and report to Senior Management Team
• Be prepared to undertake a small amount of fully expensed travel to the US or Poland for either development, Annual Conference or periodic reporting.

Experience & Qualifications Required To Apply:
To be considered you shall be formally qualified (ACA ACCA CIMA) or have a proven track record as QBE in a similar Financial Controller role. Having operated for several years in a finance environment, preferably in manufacturing, you shall also have management and supervisory experience . With strong Excel skills you shall maintain a high attention to detail and be able to manage your workload and those of a team using strong interpersonal skills.

Salary And Reward On Offer:

This role will work closely with a highly astute finance lead, heling the business develop the commercial awareness. Able to add value by improving process and internal reporting, you shall gain exposure across the UK business. Seen as part of the leadership team you shall heave the ability to develop the skills in the finance function, enabling them to develop themselves.
A versatile and varied role, this will also provide progression and development opportunity whilst operating in a fast paced, astute business.

This role is being handled by Darren Cadman, 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. 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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