Financial Controller

Probe Technical Recruitment
£50000 - £55000/annum
13 Mar 2018
12 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Probe Business Services are recruiting for a Financial Controller to join our client who is based in Tipton. The business 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