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Financial Controller

Employer
Greenwell Gleeson Limited
Location
Oldbury, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Controller
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
On an exclusive basis, greenwellgleeson are recruiting for a No Financial Controller position to work with a growing business based in Oldbury.

Duties of the role will include:

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Work with Senior Leadership team in the creation of strategic plans, evaluating strategic growth opportunities to increase market share and profitability.
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Ownership of annual budget including preparation, implementation and forecasting.
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Provide insightful financial analysis and recommendations to support decision-making at the executive level.
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Actively participate in the development and execution of the company's business plans, ensuring that resources are allocated in a prioritised way to maximise operational efficiency and cost effectiveness.
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Responsibility for job costing and stock management, work with the Managing Director & senior management team in understanding profitability and costing/pricing of products.
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Work closely with stakeholders to monitor and analyse project budgets, costs, and profitability.
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Implement systems and controls to enhance job costing accuracy and efficiency.
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Drive initiatives to improve return on investment and financial performance.
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Monitor key financial metrics and implement measures to enhance profitability.
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Develop and improve forecasting, both P&L and cash flow.
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Continuously identify opportunities for process improvement and implement best practices.
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Monitor and enforce internal controls to safeguard company assets.
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To ensure all Group reporting timetables are met, and accounting procedures and controls are maintained.
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Proactively challenge the existing internal control environment to identify weaknesses. Develop and embed effective procedures and controls.
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Supervise the purchase and sales ledger and ensure all payments/receipts are managed correctly with a view to maintaining optimal cash flow.
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To coach and develop the Finance Teams.
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Prepare VAT returns each quarter and be responsible for year-end accounts for consolidation into the Group accounts and corporation tax packs required for Group reporting.
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Develop and implement financial strategies for managing holding group structures.
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Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and optimize financial performance across subsidiaries.
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Work with our Auditors to maintain all records.
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Proactively identify and mitigate financial and reputational risks.
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Develop and implement risk management strategies to protect the company's interests.
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Collaborate with cross-functional teams to provide financial insights and support.
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Foster a collaborative and team-oriented culture within the finance department.

To be successful as Financial Controller you will have the following skills and attributes:

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ACCA, /ACA or CIMA Qualified.
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A minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role
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Experience within a £10-£20m turnover SME
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Excellent relationship builder at all levels, with a hands-on approach and team player.
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Self-motivated and driven, with a good understanding of business finance requirements.
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Commercially focussed with the ability to develop and adapt finance procedures as the business moves through change.
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Attention to detail, and an eye for opportunity in challenging costs.
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Ability to make informed, data driven decisions.
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Strong background in job costing, process optimization, and risk management.
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Experience working in holding group structures is highly desirable.
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Strategic thinker with the ability to drive financial performance and ROI.
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Excellent leadership and team collaboration skills.
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Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities.
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Effective communication skills with the ability to present complex financial information to non-financial stakeholders.

For more information, please get in touch or apply with your CV.

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