Group Financial Controller - Operations
Retail - Financial Services - FMCG / Consumer Goods - Manufacturing

Job Title: 
Group Financial Controller - Operations
Job Type: 
Senior Executive
Job sector: 
Financial Services
FMCG / Consumer Goods
West Midlands
Base Salary: 
Full executive Package, Short and Long term incentives
About this position: 

Our client is a privately owned manufacturer who supply all channels in the UK from multiple manufacturing facilities. They are looking to appoint a Group Financial controller to design and deliver a group wide finance function for the first time.


The Role: 
  • A senior management role encompassing a controlling role for operations across all sites and a financial reporting and analysis role The role is key support to the Operations and Commercial Directors in the business.


  • Lead the preparation of consistent operational reporting on a weekly & monthly basis to all levels of management across operations.
  • Ensure compliance by all site finance and administration teams with Group policies
  • Liaise between all sites and any group projects or group cost centre processes and Drive the development of the upgrade and improvement of the financial reporting systems

Deliver cost optimisation through the operations value chain  

The Person: 
  • Ideally degree educated and “big 4” trained with a professional accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, or similar) and 5 years+ financial reporting experience in a manufacturing industry
  • Experience in leading an accounting function comprising staff supervision, being a multi-site liaison and project coordination
  • Experience in preparation of all areas of Financial Statements and standard control procedures