Financial Controller

We engineer, manufacture and install high quality noise control solutions for industrial and power applications. We have been on a journey, and we now require a progressive, enthusiastic communicator with experience in a manufacturing environment to take on the newly created role of Financial Controller at our Leicestershire office.
BASIC SALARY: £55,000 – £65,000
· Bonus
· Pension
· 25 days holiday + bank holidays
LOCATION: Leicestershire
COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Melton Mowbray, Leicester, Loughborough, Grantham, Kettering, Corby, Nottingham, Derby, Stamford
JOB DESCRIPTION: Financial Controller, Finance Manager – Acoustic Solutions, Industrial, Manufacturing
As our Finance Controller, you’ll love the challenge of working in an SME. You’re the person who provides clarity and asks the tough questions, balancing the needs of the UK business and connecting the commercial and operational functions. As Financial Controller you will provide sound financial reporting, critical information and crucially play an important role in key decision making.
You will assume responsibility for all financial accounting, financial processes, and controls within the business. You will be responsible for maintaining adequate records and accounts.
You will also:
· Be responsible for business forecasts for revenue and cash flow
· Oversee Audit & Tax management
· Monitor & protect Sales Margins
· Identify any potential cost saving opportunities
· Oversee spend and challenge the value related to all costs
WHY US?: Financial Controller, Finance Manager – Acoustic Solutions, Industrial, Manufacturing
We are growing, and our expectation is that we continue with steady and solid growth built on an established foundation. This is a new role and as such, you may have the freedom in the future to build a team below you.
This is a key role for our business, and as a result we will:
· Value your opinion and give you the autonomy to maximise the role
· Offer you a place in the Senior Management Team and a direct reporting line to the Managing Director as well as a dotted line to our Group Finance Director.
· Welcome you into a small but passionate team
· Expose you to the wider business and encourage you support and challenge the senior team
PERSON SPECIFICATION: Financial Controller, Finance Manager – Acoustic Solutions, Industrial, Manufacturing
Ultimately, you will already be able to demonstrate a proven track record in a Finance position for a manufacturing environment managing a small team ideally for an SME business (circa £10m-£25m t/o). As well as this, you will also have:
· A recognised financial qualification, ideally CIMA or ACCA though we will happily talk to people who are QBE
· An understanding of business through financial results to provide analysis to management and operations to demonstrate issues and opportunities faced by the business
· The ability to manage workload and work independently to meet wider team / group deadlines and requirements
· The confidence and accuracy to review and reconcile work of other team members and provide training where required
· Experience of different financial systems and ideally system implementations
· Demonstrable problem solving skills
It is likely you will have previously shown strong analytical and communicational skills, managed a Finance Team and interacted with a global group of companies.
It is also likely that you would have undertaken one of the following roles: Finance Manager, Financial Controller, Senior Management Accountant, Director of Finance, Finance and Commercial Manager, Group Finance Manager, Group Financial Controller.
INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.
Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.
REF: MT17087, Wallace Hind Selection  

Type: Permanent