Financial Controller

Posted 13 December 2018 by SF Group

SF Group are working exclusively with a successful, privately-owned manufacturing business as they appoint a new Financial Controller. Our client is a single-site, multi-product, multi-factory operation producing high quality products for the retail market. They are profitable, and have a well established supply chain and customer base operating in a high-growth marketplace.

This is a fabulous opportunity to play a key role at the cutting edge of a diverse business experiencing significant change, several challenges, and with many opportunities for growth potential.

The Financial Controller will be expected to play a leading role in:

- Managing and developing a well-oiled finance function, but one lacking business partnering capabilities
- Implementing / developing an ERP system capable of generating timely, accurate, and meaningful MI
- Diversifying their retail-centric customer base, and maximising revenue streams in other routes to market
- Exploring a range of M&A opportunities
- Leverage existing production capacity to improve output
- Tighten governance controls across the business

Candidates will be
- Ideally ACA qualified (ACMA, ACCA as a minimum), with a strong academic track record
- Experienced in a similar FM / FC capacity outside a PLC / corporate environment
- Comfortable in taking real ownership and accountability for performance
- Pragmatic, but business-focused approach
- Strong manufacturing experience - this is essential

This opportunity suits an aspiring accountant willing to roll their sleeves up and truly engage with a complex yet exciting business. Finally, the successful candidate will develop under the stewardship of a particularly inspiring Chief Financial Officer.

Application questions

Are you a qualified accountant ACA, ACCA, ACMA?
Are you an experienced Financial Controller?
Do you have considerable, recent manufacturing experience?

Reference: 36837722

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