Finance Factory Controller

Role Type: Permanent | Location: Diss | Date Posted: Published 4 weeks ago
Job Reference Number: 1351
Salary: £60,000.00

Keeler Recruitment

Our client, a subsidiary of a large manufacturing business, are seeking a Financial Controller to be based in Diss.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving, growing business which has an excellent reputation and positive employee culture.
Responsibilities include:

  • Integrations:  Collaborate across all UK sites to streamline manufacturing processes, ensuring optimal efficiency and cohesion.
  • Reporting:  Compile and present comprehensive monthly production reports, analysing price variances, working capital, hours, overtime, provisions, and stock adjustments. Utilize insights to drive actionable improvements.
  • Budget Management:  Lead the annual coordination and direction of standard costings, and develop budgets based on revenue drivers, projected overheads, and planned investments.
  • Forecasting:  Evaluate headcount to forecast production hours and costs, alongside anticipated maintenance expenses and other fixed or variable overheads.
  • Audit Support:  Assist in annual statutory financial audits, ensuring accuracy in inventory, standard costings, and other financial aspects. Additionally, provide support for quality audits as required.
  • Internal Controls:  Aid the production manager in stock takes and adjustments, adhering to statutory and group compliance standards. Conduct monthly reviews to ensure the accuracy of SKUs in alignment with group product categorization and standard costing models. Implement strategies to enhance efficiency.
  • Capital Investment:  Collaborate with the Operations Director to strategize capital investments in equipment and other initiatives, focusing on cost-saving measures and ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) considerations. Develop business cases and oversee project cost management.
  • Continuous Improvement:  Foster a culture of continuous improvement, proactively identifying areas for process enhancement and recommending innovative solutions.

The ideal candidate will be professionally qualified with experienced gained ideally within a large manufacturing company and experience of ERP systems, cost accounting, project management and advanced Excel.    Someone who can communicate clearly with stakeholders across different locations and organisational levels.   Able to proactively prioritise tasks to meet deadlines and collaborate effectively with a keen attention to detail.  The successful applicant will need to adapt quickly to changing business needs and make informed decisions to guide business plans.

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Suzi Reilly BEng (Hons)

Associate Director
T: 01603 851840
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