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Financial Controller

  • Location

    Cheadle, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy, Commerce & Industry

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    John Thistlethwaite

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Sellick Partnership has been engaged to recruit a Financial Controller for a fast growing FMCG / Manufacturing business based in South Manchester. This role is available at an exciting time and the chance will play a major part in the company's current growth project.

The Financial Controller will be joining a dynamic and entrepreneurial team and can expect daily interaction with senior stakeholders. Accordingly, the role offers the opportunity for rapid progression, and strong performance will be quickly recognised.

You will be a key member of the Finance team, responsible for the control of financial information reported to Group for Manufacturing & Sales, ensuring that detailed analysis and commercial driven decisions are made.

This position will be a key member of the finance team working with all levels of the business, building strong working relationships and promoting a transparent and accountable P&L ownership culture within the group. The role encompasses the following areas however not limited to them -

  • Variance analysis and commentary on monthly management accounts
  • Key contact to Group Finance team
  • Cost Centre analysis and reporting
  • Business Partnering with senior stakeholders
  • Finance Team management
  • Improving and maintaining robust financial controls

It is expected that the Financial Controller will be dynamic and able to thrive in a fast-paced organisation, where initiative and ability to identify areas of improvement are promoted.

The ideal candidate will be a qualified Accountant (ACA or CIMA or ACCA) coupled with having a strong academic record and have experience within a similar role with significant experience of reporting under IFRS, ideally in the financial services sector.

Additionally, you will understand the financial control and reporting environment expected of FMCG / Manufacturing business with experience of general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process.

If you consider yourself to be a committed, career driven professional who can demonstrate the above experience and who would welcome the stimulus of this finance post then we would be pleased to hear from you.

If you would like to apply for the Financial Controller role or would like to find out more, please apply online or contact John Thistlethwaite at Sellick Partnership on 0161 834 1642.