Financial Controller - South Leeds - Manufacturing

Posted 05 April 2024
Salary £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: 10% Bonus
Discipline Qualified Finance
Contact NameSara Scott

Job description

Would you like to work for one of the largest sustainable manufacturing businesses in the world?

A company that are committed to workplace diversity and rewarding their talented people with an industry leading benefits program?

This US owned global manufacturing have over 100 sites, 30 of which are across Europe, and 9 in the UK!

This new Financial Controller opportunity will oversee the finance team at very impressive and modern Leeds site!

The role will report directly to the Regional Finance Director as number 2 in finance, and take responsibility for the day to day overseeing of the Leeds finance function.

The site is based in South Leeds, but the business operate hybrid working, working 3 days on the office and 2 from home.

***The ideal candidate will be an established FM/FC with experience working in manufacturing or FMCG, with previous knowledge of SAP (or similar) and SOX***

The key duties of this role include:

  • Lead and manage the finance team.
  • Provide proactive business support and financial analysis to the management team
  • Monthly Management and statutory audited accounts
  • Monthly P&L’s comparison to budgets
  • Monthly balance sheets and Monthly cash analysis
  • Review Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Oversee AP/AR, credit control, banking, VAT returns 
  • Prepare accurate and timely annual financial plans/budgets and monthly outlooks/forecasts 
  • Support the Finance Controller – Compliance UK in maintaining effective internal controls 
  • Support the site management team in the appraisal of new investment proposals
  • Proactively contribute to a continuous analysis to remove or drive down costs and maximise revenues 
  • Proactively participate in the continuous analysis and review of site profitability 
  • Co-ordinate and control regular reviews of debtor and creditor reviews to ensure accuracy of records.

The successful candidate will:
  • Be ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified - Essential
  • Have a minimum of 2 years of experience in a Financial Controller role - ideally in Manufacturing or FMCG
  • Have previous knowledge of SAP - Desirable
  • Have previous knowledge of SOX and SAO - Highly Desirable
  • Have experience of working to tight reporting deadlines - Highly Desirable

What's on offer?
  • Hybrid working - 3 days office based
  • Car allowance
  • 10% Bonus
  • Private medical
  • 5% pension (matched)
  • On site parking