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Financial Controller

  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 25 + stat holidays, flexi & hybrid working
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: Finance, Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Qualified Perm
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 21 April 2023
  • Job Ref: JCU38974_1679497899

Sharp Consultancy are proud to be working with an industry leading Sheffield based SME manufacturing company in sourcing an ambitious Financial Controller to continually drive business performance working closely with senior management.

The company are continually growing, both organically and through acquisition and as such are looking to recruit a like-minded individual who wants to take ownership of a finance function.

The Financial Controller will contribute heavily to the strategic development of the financial and functional areas of the organisation alongside managing and coordinating the analysis and reporting of financial and operational performance, by providing recommendations / guidance though reporting, forecasting and analysis.

This is a genuinely outstanding opportunity for an operationally focused finance professional, with previous / current experience in manufacturing who is looking to work within a senior management team and progress through the business.

* Produce the month end accounts through to completion in line with reporting deadlines
* Review accounts against plan/ forecast, explaining any variances
* Preparation of annual budget, annual strategic growth plans and monthly forecasts
* Ownership of the daily, weekly and monthly financial reporting processes
* Compile, analyse, and interpret financial reports that highlight trends, variances, risks, and opportunities associated with operational performance
* Sales and margin analysis as required
* Ownership of financial transactions, forecasts and planning
* Analysing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; model scenarios of various strategies
* Reconcile the accounts in line with requirements
* Present data to management as and when required
* VAT and other statutory returns as required by the business
* Cost accounting
* Review of production variances
* Development and streamlining of operational and financial processes within ERP/MRP system

Person specification
* Previous finance experience within a manufacturing company
* Well-developed analytical, problem solving, process improvement skills
* Ability to influence and persuade stakeholders
* Persistent and relentless, ambitious, inquisitive, self-starter who identifies opportunities for improvement and pursues change

For further information or a private and confidential conversation either for this specific opportunity or your personal job search please contact Jack Curtis on 0114 261 1700 or 07496 364678.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV, 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.

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.