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Financial Controller - Manufacturing

Ref: HM9960 Salary: £V Competitive Contract Type: PermanentLocation: Ashford

We are currently recruiting for a major manufacturing client in the area for a Financial Controller.

This role fully integrates into the Senior Leadership Team.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the financial management, controls and financial reporting of this key client and will be actively involved in pursuit of the company’s goals and objectives.

We are looking for an individual who has working knowledge of financial processes in a manufacturing operation, with strong analytical and numerical skills to support decision making.

A high level of computer literacy is required especially in the use of integrated financial databases and costing systems ideally with working knowledge of the fundamentals of US GAAP and SOX required.

Hours of work: 8.30am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday.

Essential functions of the role include but are not limited to:

Financial reporting and insight into specific product cost to manufacture and overheads to ensure best factory decisions and improvements are based on accurate insightful information.

To build highly effective relationships with key cross functional personnel.

Help to drive and embed a continuous improvement culture across finance.

Responsibility for the preparation and analysis of monthly accounts, cash flow projections standard costs, annual budgets, quarterly forecasts and year end accounts.

Responsibility for managing the financial costing process.

Work with site teams to investigate adverse operational variances and assist with the development of countermeasures

Provide on-site financial control to all aspects of the operation, providing day to day support and advice to staff and management of existing and future manufacturing internal control practices.

To regularly audit SOX/Internal control processes to maintain compliance

Monitoring, reporting and compliance of fixed assets and capital investment projects

Assist with the strategic direction.

Liaison with internal and external auditors

Drive cost saving initiatives and the provision of financial advice in the development of methods.

Perform balance sheet reconciliations and journal postings.

An extremely attractive salary and package is available.

Based in Ashford with occasional visits to other sites in order to perform month end duties.


Please email your CV as soon as possible:



Consultant Details

For further information on this opportunity please contact:

Heather Morgan

Tel: 01303 220844


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