Job description

Financial Controller

Location: Leeds, Yorkshire (inc. Humberside), UK

Salary: £40000 - 40000 per year

Posted: 23 February 2018

Working hours: Full Time

Close date: 23 March 2018


Financial Controller
Inspire and lead the finance function of an outstanding manufacturing business as their Financial Controller

Location: Sherburn in Elmet
Salary: Up to £45,000 + bonus + pension

Newman Stewart are the retained executive search specialists acting on behalf of a hugely successful and profitable manufacturing business of screws and fixings for the building / construction and Automobile sectors.

Our client has recently promoted their Financial Controller to Managing Director and are now looking to their new FC. Established in 1985, they are owed by a German parent company. The UK business unit employee 68 employees with a finance function comprising of 3 direct reports. The business continues to grow and with ambitious targets for hitting £36 million by 2025.

Reporting to the Managing Director the Financial Controller will have full fiscal responsibility of the companies £20m T/over. Working as part of the management team you will have an all-encompassing role, giving you the autonomy to manage the finance function and the genuine opportunity to influence business growth.

Key Responsibilities
·Responsibility for monthly site based operational reporting including supporting the Management Accountant in developing the KPI reporting suite
·Responsibility for statutory reporting requirements for the group, delivering process improvements and streamlining where possible
·Regular contact with HQ in Germany and potential travel
·Management of a small finance team, developing the team and promoting a strong team environment
·Liaise with external partners ; Bank, PWC, HMRC, Insurance

Key Experiences
·Proven track record of success as a Finance Controller/Manager
·leadership ability and proven experience of building competencies in a finance team
·Timely running of month payroll including all related returns and payments
·SAP knowledge and advantage - but local and group training will be provided

The successful candidate will bring a positive appeal to the team and business supporting their team to achieve the objectives of the business. The candidate will be intelligent, analytical, and detail-oriented, with the gravitas to influence at all levels and build lasting relationships.

This is an excellent opportunity in a challenging, fast paced and dynamic business. Interested parties should apply for this Financial Controller role or contact Jonathan Fieldhouse in the first instance for a confidential conversation.