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Financial Controller

£55000 - £60000 per annum
Ref: BBBH11669_1531300551
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Job Description

Cherry Professional are currently supporting a £40 Million turnover international SME based in Birmingham in their search for an experienced Financial Controller.

Offering up to £60,000 Healthcare Life Assurance matched pension.

Our client is looking to recruit an exceptional Financial Controller who will work in synergy with the senior leadership team. In this high profile role you will act as a Finance Business Partner to Operations, providing high-quality financial support, and ensuring that they take the correct investment decisions along with management of the Finance Team of 3 people.

Critically the role will ensure the appropriate controls are in place, you will develop and enhance the systems and eventually support and manage the financial direction of this business.

The ideal candidate will work with the CEO to influence strategy and business outcomes, offering expert analysis and interpretation, presenting options to resolve problems and exploit opportunities and support informed financial decision-making.

The Opportunity…
Our client is looking for an ambitious candidate who can provide high-quality financial support and challenge the business where appropriate. Key responsibilities in this role will include:
  • Drive awareness, accountability and responsibility of key P&L drivers into appropriate functions and departments
  • Responsible for the production of deadline driven detailed reporting, analysis and interpretation focussed upon the Sales to Gross Margin, stock and Supply Chain analysis.
  • As Business Partner to the CEO, create a culture of cost & risk focus and develop Management Information and KPI's to provide insight and aid decision making
  • Develop, monitor and challenge KPI's in order to drive performance / efficiency
  • Responsible for commercial and New Product Development business partnering, producing costings and gross margin analysis
  • Day to day cash flow management and reporting
  • Drive delivery of the strategy and keep on top of trends to amend business goals as and when required
  • Lead and develop a team of 3

Your qualifications and Experience…
* You will be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with related post-qualification finance experience preferably with experience in SME or a FMCG/Retail environment
* Strong evidence of ability to produce analysis and communicate your findings convincingly to a varied audience in order to drive improved results / process / behaviour

What's on offer…
* Package on offer is up to £60,000 Life Assurance 25 Days Holiday (increases 1 day per year for every year served, up to 30, plus Bank Holidays)
* You'll be given autonomy to spend the time to find the *right* solutions
* Working with great people
* Flexible hours

Jobs you may have applied for include Finance Business Partner, Senior Management Accountant, Finance Manager, Commercial Finance Manager.

Cherry Professional are recruiting this role on behalf of the client