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Assistant Financial Controller

  • Location

    Blackburn, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy, Commerce & Industry

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £52000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    John Thistlethwaite

  • Email:

    john.thistlethwaite@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    JTHAFC2349234_1628697881

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-10

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Sellick Partnership have partnered with a well-established, global growth manufacturing organisation in Blackburn to recruit an ambitious Financial Accountant / Assistant Financial Controller to join a division of their organisation.

This is a great chance to take the next step in your career and grow in to a financial controller role alongside an experienced team and have a key impact on both operational and commercial process and improvement across a multi-site manufacturing, warehouse and distribution business. Delivering strong accounting practices, mentoring a small team of 2 and looking for continuous improvement whilst partnering the operations/manufacturing team to drive efficiencies and impact the bottom line through a key standard costing project which you will take the lead on.

  • Design & Deliver new standard costing methodology across the business
  • Drive continuous improvement of company financial controls
  • Partner project teams to deliver robust and efficient financial processes.
  • Act as a business partner to manufacturing and production to drive efficiencies.
  • Delivering monthly, quarterly and year end reporting requirements
  • Assist with annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting, in order to provide relevant insights to make all necessary performance adjustments, in particular on growth, costs and working capital.


You will be a Financial Accountant ideally come from a manufacturing organisation, where you have dealt with month and year end, data analytics and business partnering of manufacturing and production facilities to drive cost efficiencies. You will also be ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualified accountant with strong financial and stat accounting experience.

This assistant financial controller role is based from the Blackburn offices, so would require someone local or willing to travel to site on a daily basis.

The Assistant Financial Controller role is paying c£50k plus a strong package including private health care, 6% pension contribution and 26 days holiday plus bank and company bonus.

If you feel you fit the skill set required above and looking for the next move in a fast paced environment, then do get in touch with John Thistlethwaite at Sellick Partnership on 0161 834 1642 for further information


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