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Finance Controller

  • Location: Alfreton
  • Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, and healthcare
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted over 1 year ago

Sharp Consultancy have been retained by a market leading global specialist based in the Alfreton region as they look to add a new Finance Controller as part of the next stage of growth within the business.
Based in an easily commutable region of North Derbyshire, close to both the M1 and major A roads the business will be a simple commute from Nottingham, Derby, Sheffield and Leicester whilst offering a hybrid flexible working approach with an office presence only needed for 2-3 days a week at busy periods.

The client is a highly profitable specialist producer of high-end products and services, with a strong development influence throughout the sectors they operate with a strong international market presence.

As part of their next stage of growth they are now looking to appoint a new Financial Controller who will take full ownership for the finance leadership including P&L, budgets, balance sheet, CAPEX, cash, projects as well as MI development and reporting in particular with responsibility for managing and developing the finance team and function.

You will be reporting directly into the CFO and work closely to map the future of the finance function along a clearly deliverable growth path. The ability to work closely with the business leaders and to influence accordingly is also essential.

Key duties will include:

- Strong finance leadership
- Working closely with the sales, operations and production leaders across the business
- Financial leadership across the business reporting into the CFO
- Management of the finance function, including accountants, transactional finance staff and analysts
- Responsibility for the financial reporting and management accounting
- Full responsibility for the financial accounting process
- Stakeholder influencing, in particular on key product lines and margins with sales, marketing, R&D and operations all involved
- Financial systems and general process improvements
- Project management, in particular key long term WIP reporting and delivery of medium to long term analysis of pipeline
- Cashflow controls
- CAPEX control and management
- Regular forecasting
- Control of the Group P&L
- Budgeting
- Management, development and mentoring of the finance team

You must be a qualified accountant and ideally be experienced within a production, manufacturing or engineering environment that has allowed hands on experience within an R&D setting

Any experience of high growth / fast growth environments would be advantageous

This could also be your first FC appointment providing you can demonstrate the relevant experience within a hands on role whilst working for an FD or Operational FC.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 30 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.