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Financial Controller

  • Location: Wakefield
  • Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car allowance, Pension, Health Care, Other
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 28 days ago

Expanding manufacturing organisation that specialises in high end precision products based in Wakefield currently requires an experienced CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified Financial Controller to join their business in a newly created position. Working closely with Senior Directors across the business your role will play an integral part in the next stages of this ambitious company's development. Your initial responsibilities will include:
*Overseeing the full monthly management accounts production for the newest division within the group.
*Working with Directors across the business to advise on current contract margins and how to improve profitability where possible.
*Budget analysis presenting at monthly board/management meetings to finance and non-finance areas.
*Leading and developing a team of CIMA/ACCA studying Accountants assigning duties in line with your assessment of their skill set and performance.
*Liaise with external audit partners and banks ensuring processes are effective and productive dealing with any discrepancies or queries.
*Working within the wider group function to ensure a coherent delivery of ambitious growth targets potentially involved in advising on financial positions for potential acquisitions as the company looks to add market share.

Ideally you will be able to demonstrate the below experience:
*CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified
*Previous experience within a Senior Management Accountant/Finance Manager/Financial Controller position
*Knowledge of or experience dealing with contract and pricing negotiation would be advantageous but not essential.
*Strong leadership qualities, either managing a team directly or mentoring junior Accountants within previous roles.

As this role is a newly created position you will be given the opportunity to really make the position your own. The business offers a fantastic benefits package as well as excellent career development. Ideal role for any career minded CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified Accountant looking to join a business at an exciting time of growth and change.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 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.