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Financial Controller

Posted 13 March by SF Group Easy Apply Ended

Our exclusive client is a growing international manufacturing group with head offices in Birmingham and are leading players in their markets. Their UK business has performed particularly well and they are keen to attract a Financial Controller.

Specific details below, but briefly if you are ACCA/ACA/ACMA qualified, have strong (and recent) experience in a manufacturing environment and offer a forward-thinking approach to work then you are encouraged to apply.


  • Manage the Preparation of the budget with all services and validate with the plant management
  • Provide analysis and follow ups of the budget and associated action plans
  • Prepare the reporting and ensure financial accuracy
  • Monthly Actuals results
  • 3 months rolling forecast
  • Risk/opportunities, variance analysis, action plans
  • Follow up of the capital expenditures in compliance with the group rules (requests, profitability calculation)
  • Follow up of operational expenses and capital (investments, stocks)
  • Follow up of the action plans when targets are not met: analysis of causes, propose and follow the action plans with the concerned departments
  • Responsible, with the logistic manager for ensuring that the inventory policy defined for the site is respected
  • Working with internal and external auditors as appropriate


  • In liaison with the technical department and with the cost controller, develop comprehensive products costing and calculation of the hourly rates ensuring their consistency in application
  • Provide financial support to all ad hoc projects, recommending improvement to business practices and processes

The Candidate:

  • Fully qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA) or Qualified by Experience
  • Comfortable with an ERP system (SAP advantageous)
  • Fully proficient in excel (and familiarity with other MS office applications)
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with colleagues at all levels and within different functions in a multi-national environment
  • Strong commercial awareness and business acumen

If you or anybody in your network is interested in this role please give me a call on and send the most up to date version of your CV to .

Reference: 34674005

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