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Financial Controller

Published 05 June 2024
£60000.00 - £68000.00 per annum + Plus Bonus
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Job Starts: 5th June 2024
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Our branded international SME client, a formidable player in their market is currently looking to recruit a new UK Financial Controller.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic, fast paced, highly reputable and commercially focused supply chain and distribution business where you will be responsible for providing financial, commercial and projects expertise to support the MD and the senior leadership team on their exciting growth journey and future path.

This role really does stand out as an A-star opportunity, to be a very visible and integral part of a pedigree international business with a diverse and comprehensive product offering a very strong order book.

Amongst the key responsibilities of this visible and very hands-on newly created role will be to provide technical, commercial and value adding business partnering support, commercial and key performance analysis and project facilitation to the senior and operational leadership team. As well as maintaining the financial health of the business, you will also be responsible for liaising with auditors to ensure timely finalisation of year end audits,managing the production of the VAT return and other mandatory statistical reporting requirements. With a close and curious eye on costing and stock you will also be responsible for scrutinising and analysing costs, pricing, sales results and the company's actual performance versus forecast, as well as conducting reviews and evaluations for cost reduction opportunities and continuous improvements.

This most certainly is a varied role with great longer-term progression potential that will require the successful candidate to challenge, facilitate and influence at all levels across the business. Strong spreadsheet, SAP ERP and MS excel skills are advantageous as is any recent sector experience of working within sales, fmcg and product pricing. This role will best suit a QBE or qualified /part qualified ACA, ACCA, ACMA company accountant, financial controller, finance manager or company secretary with at least 7 years of hands on management and operational experience.

Are you looking for a new and rewarding challenge and want to join a highly successful SME business? Keen to find out more? Then please get in touch asap, as this is a rare and stand out opportunity and one not to be missed!

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