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Financial Controller

  • Location: Pontefract
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Car allowance
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 16 days ago

Exceptional manufacturing business in Pontefract currently require an experienced CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified Financial Controller to join and lead their accounts function. The business has experienced exceptional growth; as a result, they have been backed by a leading Private Equity house to facilitate further development.

Working closely with the Managing Director you will play a key role in the business's future growth. Your initial duties will involve:
*Taking ownership of the monthly accounts board by bringing commercial value to the numbers.
*Lead and develop a growing team of CIMA/ACCA part qualified and qualified management accountants/financial accountants.
*Be the first point of call establishing and developing external relationships with banks, auditors, and the supporting PE house.
*Drive and implement new procedures within the finance team; bridging the gap between accounts and senior stake holders at Director level.
*Evaluate current systems - potentially implementing new software where required.
Ideally you will be:
*CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified having held a similar Financial Controller/Finance Manager level position.
*From a manufacturing, engineering or FMCG background.
*Have a drive to develop towards Finance Director as the position offers the opportunity to take a board seat.
*Able to demonstrate previous systems implementation or have detailed knowledge of ERP systems from previous roles.

This exceptional opportunity would be ideal for any career minded CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified Financial Controller who is keen to blend the commercial and analytical aspects of leading a finance team.



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.