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Financial Controller/Senior Management Accountant

Ref code: AGB99099246
Finance Qualified
£55k - 70k per year + attractive benefits & career progression
Swadlincote, Derbyshire, England
Hybrid Working

SF Recruitment are pleased to be partnered with a leading business operating within the Construction & Manufacturing industry with company turnover of £85m and manufacturing unit turnover of £25m.

A key player in their market & backed by a multi-national PLC group, my client is looking to add a qualified, expeirenced accountant to report directly to the business CFO. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented and ambitious accountant with a strong manufacturing (costing) background to join a growing business and progress your career.

You will report to the Chief Financial Officer who needs a right-hand person to support the management and development of the finance function. The key elements of the role are the production of financial accounts/reports but in parallel ensure the finance systems and processes are robust and scalable.

The role includes:


  • Full preparation and control of the production and manufacturing accounts
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Preparation of regular group reports including monthly management accounts, cash reporting and quarterly statutory consolidation
  • Working with site teams and the shared service department to review and understand monthly costs whilst improving reporting accuracy
  • Periodically visiting job sites
  • Reconciling key balance sheet accounts
  • Preparation of year end accounts and group consolidation (IFRS)
  • Compliance activities: audit, tax and statutory returns
  • Provide technical accounting guidance where needed re UK/international GAAP
  • Support Chief Financial Officer in preparation of plans/forecasts
  • Support Chief Financial Officer on ad hoc commercial projects

About you

You will be a qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) OR late-stages of qualification (with a view to completing in the near future) with Manufacturing or Production Accounting experience (eg. costings)

Experience of Peoplesoft or Coins accounting packages and construction/ engineering experience would be an advantage. 

You will be ambitious and resiliant, ideally with prior transactional staff management experience as you will be overseeing a team of 4 talented transactional staff.
Prior systems implementation experience would be beneficial however not essential.


What's in it for you

  • Salary up to £70,000 depending on experience & qualification
  • 25 days + statutory holiday (+2 extra days at Christmas)
  • Non-contractual bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Individual health cover
  • Pension: 6% employer, 5% employee (salary sacrifice)
  • Retail discounts
  • 4pm Friday finish time
  • The opportunity to work closely with a supportive, hands-on CFO and progression
  • Occasional hybrid working can be available, however this role is likely to be 5 days per week in office on most occasions (1 day from home per week can be discussed for exceptional candidates)

For more information or to express interest in the role, please get in touch with a copy of your CV.

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