Financial Controller - Manufacturing

Location Knowsley
Discipline: Finance, Commercial
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + + Up to 10% Bonus + Benefits
Contact name: Matthew Ager

Job ref: 10844
Published: about 2 months ago
Startdate: ASAP



£55,000 to £65,000 + PROFIT SHARE (UP TO 10% OF BASE) + BENEFITS


Get Recruited is proud to be partnering with a highly successful SME Manufacturing business that forms part of a larger group of companies.

As Finance Manager/Financial Controller, you will be responsible for managing the accounts function, leading a small transactional team, producing management accounts, Budgets, Forecasts, Cashflow Management, Monthly Payroll, VAT Returns and Year End/External Audit.

This is the perfect opportunity for a preferably Qualified (ACA, CIMA, ACCA) Finance Manager with experience in the Manufacturing space to join a forward-thinking business.

The opportunity to progress to Finance Director in the future is available for the right candidate.


  • As Finance Manager/Financial Controller, you'll be responsible for leading the finance function for the business and reporting to the Managing Director. Ad-hoc reporting to the CFO in Group Company.
  • Responsible for Managing 1 team member that has particularly strong Sales Ledger, Purchase Ledger and Bank Reconciliation.
  • Responsible for leading on the Month-End and Preparing the Monthly Management Accounts
  • Cashflow Management & Forecasting
  • Coordinating with Key Stakeholders to prepare budgets & financial forecasts.
  • Working closely with the production and operations team to understand WIP progress and to ensure accurate financial information.
  • Providing monthly MI & Financial data to the SLT and Group company
  • Leading on Year End Accounts, External Audit, Regulatory and Statutory
  • Reviewing existing & developing new modernised processes to improve internal controls.
  • Preparing and approving monthly payroll & Pension
  • Preparation and submission of quarterly VAT returns.
  • Ad hoc HR duties.


  • CIMA, ACA or ACCA Qualified is highly preferred, outstanding candidates who are Qualified by Experience / QBE will be considered.
  • Must be experience in a Finance Manager role, or similar, such as Financial Controller or Head of Finance.
  • Experience within a Manufacturing or Engineering company is essential.
  • Commercially astute with the confidence to communicate with variance Stakeholders.
  • Experience of Management Accounts and Stock Reporting
  • Must have experience of running the Payroll, Year End and other Statutory Requirements.
  • Must be proficient with MS Excel (Advanced)
  • Experience with Sage 200 would be an advantage.


Please send your CV for the Finance Manager / Financial Controller position via the advertisement for immediate consideration.

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