Financial Controller - Kent

Ref: 5675 Date Posted: Wednesday 10 Aug 2022
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Our client a family-run business in the manufacturing sector are now looking for a commercial Financial Controller to join the business at a time of growth and development. Reporting to the Managing Director you will be instrumental in shaping the business as they enter their next phase of development. Duties will include:-

  • Overseeing the finance function, managing, developing and training the dedicated team
  • Produce detailed monthly management accounts and commentary for the Board
  • Produce and monitor the annual budget, liaising with the stakeholders and discussing any variances
  • Detailed cash flow analysis
  • Financial planning, analysing the business, pointing out areas to improve, tightening controls
  • Detailed cashflow analysis, liaising with the banks to ensure funds are in place
  • Key role in sourcing and implementing a new ERP system to accommodate the growth
  • Develop a five-year business plan, including detailed costings and overheads

The ideal person will be an ambitious experienced Financial Controller with a very commercial outlook and keen to move into a Finance Director role. Ideally, ACA/ACCA or CIMA qualified, or exceptional QBE with a proven track record within manufacturing or engineering. Systems implementation skills and the ability to lead and motivate are key.  Please note that this role is office based.