Job Vacancy: Financial Controller

Our Ref: 122765185
Location: Bridgend
Salary: £45k + Benefits

We are working exclusively with our market leading manufacturing client based in Bridgend to recruit a Finance Manager.  
Reporting to the Finance Director, you will be responsible for all aspects of finance as well as providing key business support.  The role offers a salary of £45k with an excellent benefits package.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Monthly reporting including monthly accounts with rolling forecasts, detailed commentary and variance analysis on actual results to forecasts and budget.
  • Responsible for co-ordinating and collating budgets, including the calculation of associated product costing, gross margin and headcount analysis.
  • Review and reporting of the overheads of the business unit with a view to driving down expenditure, identifying and driving productivity improvements.
  • Provide relevant financial data monthly and present analysis of key contracts to the Management Team.
  • Provide support in preparation for presentations; Quarterly reviews, Annual Plan reviews and Mid-Year reviews.
  • Provide financial and general business support to the Management Team.
  • Develop reporting of WIP in a timely, but accurate manner.
  • Ensure the integrity of financial data along with ensuring the systems and associated reports meet business requirements.
  • Support the Finance Director and finance team with year-end and liaise with auditors.
  • Review of Bids and Capex projects.
  • Management of Finance Assistant.
  • Review and approval of Purchase requisitions, along with invoice approvals.
  • Responsible for Cycle Counting administration and Stock Accuracy.

Key Skills
  • Qualified Accountant ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent.
  • Confident communicator across all levels of the organisation; good general communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Highly organised with the ability to operate to tight timescales and pro-active; able to work under pressure and to meet deadlines with the ability to self-manage workload.
  • Sound and logical judgement with the highest levels of business ethics and integrity.
  • Excellent numerical and written attention to detail.
  • Strong computer skills including Intermediate/Advanced Excel.
  • Previous manufacturing experience essential and knowledge of MRP preferred.
  • Motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Ability to work as part of a team but also manage non-direct reports.
  • Willingness to take on a variety of tasks.
  • Drive and energy combined with ambition.

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