Financial Controller

Staffordshire Permanent
  • Senior Financial Controller position with prestigious global engineering brand
  • Excellent progression opportunities both in the UK and overseas,

About Our Client

This Financial Controller opportunity based in Staffordshire is with a prestigious international engineering and manufacturing group. The organisation offers a challenging and rewarding career path with clear route to progress both in the UK and overseas. There is an excellent package on offer, including bonus potential.

Job Description

As Financial Controller, you will oversee 3 key divisions within the group with total P&L value of circa £750m, responsible for the full financial stewardship of the businesses whilst providing detailed analysis and commercial decision support to the FD and Operations leads. You will also lead and develop a team.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Overseeing preparation of financial reporting, including the development of financial analyses, statements and forecasts
  • Key finance partner in support of the business unit head by developing and driving strategies that support long-term growth
  • Generating business plans in line with strategic and operational objectives of the business unit
  • Monitoring and driving business performance, seeking corrective action where required to ensure delivery of the business plan
  • Supporting business unit head and Group Executive including taking a lead on investment appraisals (products, new business)
  • Overseeing the performance of financial and regulatory compliance and governance
  • Driving the business unit to maintain all internal and external financial controls, accounting policies and procedures
  • Maintaining strategic relationships with stakeholders outside of the business unit
  • Developing people, skills and succession plans, and managing the Finance team's performance

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with a track record in finance leadership roles within the manufacturing or engineering sectors.

Business partnering, people development and leadership are all highly sought qualities, while experience of using SAP is desirable.

What's on Offer

Attractive salary and benefits package to include 20% bonus and private healthcare.

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