Astute Financial Recruitment are partnering on an exclusive basis with a market-leading manufacturing business seeking a new Financial Controller for their Nottingham office.
Reporting into the UK Operations Director, the Financial Controller will lead the finance function both operationally and strategically, to drive business growth and profitability.
This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified, commercial Financial Controller to take the finance reigns of a growing SME business and help them achieve their ambitious strategic plans.
Financial Controller - the role:
Own and develop the finance function, including managing a small team of transactional and part-qualified staff
Work closely with the Operations Director on strategic planning initiatives
Identify commercial opportunities and drive commercial decision making
Be responsible for the overall financial and budgetary controls of the company
Production of accurate and timely monthly management accounts
Control the balance sheet and P&L
Development of financial reporting systems and internal control procedures
Preparation of annual budgets and forecasts
Preparation and submission of VAT returns
Preparation of annual financial reports and statutory accounts
Liaising with external auditors
Financial Controller - the person:
Qualified ACCA, CIMA, ACA (or equivalent)
Prior experience working closely with business directors on commercial activities
Experience of working both operationally and strategically
Able to motivate a finance team
Excellent systems skills - SAP is preferable - and advanced Excel skills
Financial Controller - the rewards:
Up to £50,000
25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
Progression to Finance Director as company grows.
Please apply with your CV.