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£24000 - £42000 per annum
Bradford
JES-88810042120377
April 10, 2020

About the role


Manufacturing Futures seek to appoint a Financial Controller on a part time basis to lead a small finance team carrying out standard financial department activities (Payroll, Purchase Ledger, Credit Control, Management Accounts, P&L, etc) for a fast paced traditional manufacturing business in Bradford. Working two to three days per week you will receive salary somewhere between £24,000 and £42,000, equivalent to £60,000 to £70,000 for full time hours.

The Financial Controller role will not only be responsible for financial reporting but will also be tasked with re-engineering current finance processes to improve working practices amongst the finance team. You will need to be hands-on every day leading from the front and be willing to deal with challenges (especially with areas of under performance) head on, whether with systems, processes or people. You will be given the autonomy to enact the changes you feel are necessary and board level backing to make swift reforms.

Financial Controller – Role and Responsibilities – Chartered Accountant / Manufacturing / Accountancy / Management Accountant / Finance Director / CIMA / ACA / ACCA / Finance Manager

* Working closely with the managing director, tax and legal functions to ensure the relevant company assets are managed
* Providing accounting advice to other people with the finance team and other business functions
* Ensuring efficient and proactively controlled reporting processes are in place. This will require wholesale re-engineering of existing processes and systems and significant staff training
* Cash Flow forecasting and reports, VAT returns and other weekly reports alongside creating and monitoring company budgets
* End of year accounts and dealing with external auditors
* Driving the business forward, improving existing processes and improving yearly performance
* Negotiating supplier contracts as appropriate
* Extensive experience dealing with multiple systems and bespoke IT

Financial Controller – Skills and Abilities – Chartered Accountant / Manufacturing / Accountancy / Management Accountant / Finance Director / CIMA / ACA / ACCA / Finance Manager

* A formal, well recognised accountancy qualification
* Previous experience managing a small team of finance personnel
* Strong analytically ability
* Excellent people management soft skills, and a history of delivering staff training / performance enhancement
* Good Microsoft Office Skills

Financial Controller / Chartered Accountant / Manufacturing / Accountancy / Management Accountant / Finance Director / CIMA / ACA / ACCA / Finance Manager

This is a very challenging role and the business is looking to appoint an individual who is looking to drive the business forward with a proactive approach to daily work. There’s a lot to do, but excellent rewards for the person that does it. if this sounds like it could be for you, please do apply now!

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