Financial Controller

Hays A&F
England, Norfolk
£65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
20 Nov 2018
27 Nov 2018
Katie Edwards
Contract Type
Level of qualification

New opportunity for an experienced Financial Controller - Food manufacturing experience essential

Hays Senior Finance are pleased to be working exclusively with this established brand in the food manufacturing sector.
The opportunity has arisen for an experienced finance leader to join this organisation, reporting to the Finance Director. This is an exciting time to join a successful business who are continuing to grow in a pivotal finance role.

You will take financial ownership for the plant, responsible for the accounting operations of the division, including the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk and enhance the accuracy of divisional reporting.

Responsibilities will include

Manage all accounting operationsCoordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variancesPrepare and publish timely monthly financial statementsCoordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting
  • Manage compliance
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

  • The successful applicant

    • Qualified Accountant - Preferred unless highly relevant experience
    • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to influence through persuasion
    • Strong challenger
    • Results driver, focused on delivery
    • Tough, tenacious "can-do" mentality
    • Ability get results in a cross functional environment
    • Effectively managing multiple tasks to meet deadlines & drive performance
    • Experience of working within a food manufacturing environment
    • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a strong ability to influence

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