Financial Controller - Graphics

Leeds, West Yorkshire
15 Jan 2019
15 Feb 2019
Job Function
Accounts and finance
Contract Type
Full Time

A fantastic opportunity has arisen within our Graphics department for a Financial Controller - Graphics to join the team based within our Rivendell division in Leeds on a fixed term 12-month contract.

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 reporting to central finance and the ELT
  • Preparation of monthly reforecasts and 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 and weekly cashflow forecasts
  • Preparation of 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
  • Travel will be required therefore a current, clean driving licence is essential
  • Problem solving and decision-making ability appropriate to the role
  • 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



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.