Financial Controller

Financial Controller

  • Location

    Leicester, Leicestershire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lee Kemp

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Financial Controller | Leicester | Growing SME (Manufacturing) | Salary +£45,000 + benefits

Cherry Professional are currently supporting a growing manufacturing organisation based in North Leicestershire. Due to a recent buy out this organisation has a realistic plan to double its turnover in the next 5-10 years. As the business moves in a new direction they are looking to bring fresh talent into the finance function. The post holder will immediately pick up general company accountant duties (as below) however will then have the opportunity to embark on a rare opportunity to take over the running of the finance function as the current FD steps away over a period of 12-36 months.

Immediate Role Requirements:-

  • Month End Margin Report
  • Rebate Reports
  • Costings (Production / Development)
  • Stock Taking, Wastage Analysis
  • Setting of KPI's

Director Duties / Development Opportunity

  • Monthly Accountants (Accruals / Prepayments)
  • Cash Management / Reporting
  • VAT Returns
  • Budgeting
  • Relationship Management with Banks, Insurer's and auditors
  • Monthly payroll build up to gross
  • Interaction with fellow directors and group board members
  • Company Secretary Duties
  • Team Management

This is a massive opportunity for a technically solid accountant with aspirations for or experience in leadership. The role holder will be part in what is hoped will be an exciting new chapter in the company's journey and diversification across several new markets.

The ideal candidate will be ACMA qualified or QBE with a strong technical profile whilst appreciating wider commercial requirements. This role sits within a company that prides itself on the low staff turnover and longevity of service. This is a company where you genuinely are an individual in your own right and not just a number. You will quickly get to know its people at all levels therefore you must be an effective communicator and have soft skills required to navigate the team through a period of change.

If the above sounds like you then please get in touch with me directly or click 'apply' to find out more.

Cherry Professional are recruiting this role on behalf of the client