Financial Controller

Probe Technical Recruitment
£50,000 - £55,000
12 Mar 2018
12 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are recruiting for a Financial Controller to join our client who is a leading automotive manufacturer.

Reporting to the Group Head of Finance the Financial Controller will be responsible for:

  • All the financial and connected administrative work in a Plant including the issue of cost estimation calculations, financial statement for internal and external usage, analysis and comparison calculations in order to see and find potential for improvement.
  • Reporting of financial data is key and the comparison between actuals, forecast and budget (also KPI).
  • Manage the financial reports for the Plant in terms of KPI tracking
  • Monitor on a regular basis actuals, forecast and budget related data
  • Oversee accounting key data for the plant/s
  • Prepare presentations for decision making to the Plant Management
  • Make calculations and show cost improvement potential / cost saving elements
  • Make sure that procedures and policies are met according to legal requirements
  • Establish and secure internal revision/tracking methods for proper controlling
  • Manage the annual budget process, and ensure consistency with other Group companies.
  • Detailed, proactive cash flow management, both short and medium-long term
  • Assist in developing appropriate methods and techniques to help analysis company financial performance and to offer solutions for improvement.
  • Provide insightful analysis to the senior management team on an ad-hoc basis
  • Deputise for the Group Head of Finance when required

Financial Controller Characteristics

  • Experience of an automotive manufacturing environment advantageous
  • Experience / exposure to a group structure advantageous
  • Highly IT literate
  • Self-starter and proactive
  • Team player with strong business performance focus
  • Strong people management skills with an emphasis on team development
  • Able to challenge the status quo
  • Experience of dealing with non-financial management and confident in communicating transactional across all levels of the organisation
  • This is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious Financial Controller to join a growing business.

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