Financial Controller

Recruiter
Coveris
Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Mar 2019
Closes
08 Apr 2019
Ref
FC-HCL
Job Function
Accounts and finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A fantastic opportunity has arisen within our Graphics division for an experienced Financial Controller looking for their next challenge. This is an excellent opportunity to join a progressive business who offer a competitive package.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Drive Graphics profitability through reporting and meetings with team members
  • Preparation and communication of Graphics site reporting pack identifying key variances to budget, prior year etc
  • Preparation of month end numbers and monthly reforecasts, reporting to central finance and the ELT
  • Lead and manage the annual budget process
  • Control and report the Bowler / CIP / Capex targets for the year identifying over performance and risk
  • Supervise the Commercial team, reconciling working capital requirements for the retail contract and attending regular meetings with major retailers
  • Lead and support commercial pricing decisions and business tenders recognising impact to EBITDA
  • Control and reporting of Graphics Capex requests, spend and forecast
  • Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations, weekly cashflow forecasts and monthly Intrastats and quarterly VAT returns
  • Develop an excellent working relationship with the Shared Service functions
  • Report and review profitability by revenue stream and customer to drive change
  • Develop Production KPI’s to track volumes produced and sold and waste
  • Provide information to internal and external bodies including tax, banking and auditors
  • Identify and report business risk to the Divisional controller
  • Document systems and procedures to ensure business continuity
  • Conduct area safety inspections on a quarterly basis and complete paperwork
  • Regular travel to Boston and Spalding in Lincolnshire

 

Key Requirements:

  • Ability to communicate effectively on all levels to financial and non-financial audiences
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise own work and work of others to meet deadlines to achieve targets in a fast-paced environment
  • Friendly, approachable and flexible – a team player
  • Forward thinking
  • Travel will be required therefore a current, clean driving licence is essential
  • Problem solving and decision-making ability appropriate to the role
  • Proactive, positive, enthusiastic - demonstrates “can do” attitude
  • Leads by example having a strong work ethic, but effective delegator
  • Professionally qualified – includes QBE
  • Minimum 3 years in manufacturing of FMCG environment
  • Ability to communicate with audit teams and 3rd party providers
  • Computer literate – Advanced in Microsoft Excel

 

Selection

This is an excellent opportunity to join a progressive business who invest in people. Should you feel that your skills and experience match the specification, please forward your covering letter and CV along with your salary expectations to our team.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, unfortunately we are unable to provide individual feedback. If you have not heard from us within 7 days after the closing date, then please assume that your application has not been successful.