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Financial Controller / Head of Finance

Posted 1 February by Vargo Recruitment LTD Easy Apply Ended
  • £65,000 + Bonus
  • Cardiff
  • Manufacturing
  • Half Day on a Friday
  • Pension scheme
  • 25 days leave + bank holidays

My client has an opportunity for an ambitious and driven Financial Controller/Head of Finance. Reporting to the Managing Director, you will have experience in the manufacturing sector as well as strong technical ability. As FC you will lead the finance function in producing timely strategic and operational financial data to support the business plan. You will be a key part of the SMT focused on continued growth.

  • Preparation of the business' finance budget and strategic plans
  • Drive change and enhance financial control through adoption and adherence to the group’s minimum internal control standards
  • Work with the group finance function to develop and implement the finance strategy
  • Work with the team to develop and implement analysis based investment decisions in allocating both capital and operational resources
  • Manage routine financial activities including monthly management accounts and financial reporting and financial control within the business
  • Review people and processes within the finance function. Ensure that best practice is adopted to establish a faster, more efficient service
  • Financial analysis and modelling of proposals (e.g. capital expenditure, new contracts, acquisitions, disposals, restructuring etc.)
  • Responsibility for the finance department, including production of monthly management accounts, annual financial accounts (including statutory accounts & legal entity requirements relating to treasury & taxation).

The person

  • Qualified accountant - CIMA/ACA/ACCA with a minimum of 3 years PQE
  • Degree educated
  • Experience in a publicly traded business
  • Highly commercial outlook, capable of enhancing performance and identifying improvements in efficiency and margins
  • Posses a 'hands-on’ management style, keen to be involved with all aspects of business operation, bringing advice, opinions and willing to challenge existing practices
  • Able to switch readily between strategic thinking and operational detail
  • Able to initiate and implement change to support the overall strategic plan and finance functional strategy
  • You will have an understanding of physical manufacturing processes

Required skills

  • ACA
  • ACCA
  • CIMA
  • Finance Director
  • Financial Controller

Reference: 34371060

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