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Financial Controller

  • Location: Wakefield
  • Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 7 days ago

  • Sector: Finance, Executive Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Qualified
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 07 August 2024
  • Job Ref: MIB40326_1720429341

Our client is a well established, manufacturing business based near Wakefield. To support their continued development and deliver further growth they are now looking to recruit a high calibre Financial Controller to deliver effective financial control, on time and accurate reporting and detailed management information to support the strategic direction of the business. This is the number one role in finance for the UK operations of a global business.

The role will be hands on, providing accurate and effective financial control across the organisation with key responsibilities including but not being limited to:
 Ensuring smooth running of finances for the company
 Production of monthly management accounts and MI as required
 Production of Statutory accounts and liaison with auditors on all account and tax matters
 Management of the finance team
 Part of the executive team driving the strategic direction of the business
 Assist directors in preparing and achieving overall growth strategy (including forecast company cash flows, budgets and forecasting)
 Treasury management including FX, cash flow and forecasting

The successful candidate will need to be:
* A fully qualified Accountant
* Be able to demonstrate strong progression in their career to date
* The ability to lead, manage and develop a finance team ensuring continuous professional development, driving improvements and standards.
* Demonstrate a strong technical competency in financial accounting and reporting whilst also being able to produce highly accurate and insightful monthly management accounts.
* Have a strong commercial instinct, capable of supporting the organisation on commercial decisions.

The position will suit someone looking for a role that offers the chance to be both hands on and strategic / commercial.

The role is full time, office based.

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.