Financial Controller

45000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP45000 - GBP50000/annum
03 Feb 2017
17 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Controller

Our client designs and manufactures highly innovative electric vehicle drive train technology, providing products and systems to clients across the automotive segment. Our client has ambitious growth plans in a market that is growing exponentially. The company has an exceptional product, and has built a strong and capable team, with a leadership team that is highly experienced in driving growth.

Position: Financial Controller
Location: Heyford Park, near Bicester
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: GBP45k to 50k per annum

About the role:

The Financial Controller position is a critical and consequential role, leading financial planning and analysis, oversight, process improvement and controls across the business.

Key responsibilities include:

- Facilitate financial planning, budget setting and subsequent variance analysis
- Maintain strong financial controls and processes, with ownership of cash flow, and particular focus on payment planning and departmental budget planning
- Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations
- Oversee the accounting operations of the company`s Indian subsidiary
- Gather, analyse and prepare and key financial indicators to monitor business trends and performance
- Financial planning and analysis to support the company`s grant funding applications as well as oversight of quarterly grant reporting requirements, monitoring of soft loan compliance, and sign off of associated audit reports
- Process improvement and systems implementation experience
- Support the smooth running of factory operations, monthly material planning, cost of goods analysis and working capital management
- Ensure smart pricing, payment terms, forecasting and gross margin optimisation
- Ownership of the company`s accounting policies and accounts preparation, including overseeing delivery of monthly Management Accounts and Annual Accounts to the CEO / Board
- Coordinate the preparation and provision of information to external auditors in preparation for the company`s first audit in 12-18 months
- Oversee all company administration and reporting in the UK and India to ensure timely compliance
- Manage and motivate 2 direct reports; a Management Accountant in the UK and an Accounting Manager in India
- Support the CFO with fund raising activities including long term cash planning, and investor materials such as the financial model and data room

About you:

- Experienced senior Finance or Accounting professional who enjoys a "hands on" operational and proactive role
- Previous experience in a start-up or small company would be a significant advantage
- ACCA qualified with a track record in an equivalent financial control function
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Experience in an engineering / automotive industry would be advantageous

You may have experience of the following: Financial Controller, Accountant, ACCA, Senior Accountant, Assistant Financial Controller, Qualified Accountant, Finance Manager, Management Accountant, Head of Finance etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK`s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications

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