Assistant Financial Controller

Posted 21 February by Gleeson Recruitment Group

Are you looking for a role that will see you move into a Financial Controller position in the next 12 months?

Gleeson Recruitment Group are supporting a Manufacturing organisation in Solihull who are looking for an Assistant Financial Controller with responsibility for controlling all plant costs and internal controls, compiling the annual budgets/forecasts and ensuring that all statutory reporting requirements are met. The role will also offer exposure to Senior Operational and Commercial teams to ensure the plant remains profitable and drive cost saving through economic efficiency.

This is a great opportunity for a Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA or CIMA) who has experience within a manufacturing environment and now looking to move into an International organisation that has over 50 factories across the globe and employs over 20,000 staff.

The Financial Controller has a wealth of industry experience and is looking for an Individual that can demonstrate a keen interest in the industry, a hunger to learn and a hands on attitude. The aim for the Assistant Financial Controller is that within 12 months they will have developed enough knowledge to ensure a smooth transition into the Financial Controller role.

Assistant Financial Controller responsibilities:

  • Control all direct margin costs at part level.
  • Review and approval of sales price, BOM and standard costs changes. Develop reporting systems to communicate impact of changes
  • Review new program costs down to EBITDA level. Ensure integrity between programs reported profits and plant level profitability. Develop reporting systems to communicate profitability status at program milestones.
  • Control and report all plant launch costs. Work with launch team to prepare annual launch forecast
  • Monthly forecasting: Support Plant Controller during monthly forecasting process.
  • P&L responsibility: Full responsibility for specific P&L lines.
  • Month end management accounts preparation
  • Monthly direct margin report for monthly management information pack including commentary. Support Plant Controller on other reports required for monthly management pack.

Assistant Financial Controller Package:

  • £45,000 - £55,000
  • Bonus
  • Pension
  • 25 days holiday
  • Private medical

Reference: 34530291

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