Robert Half Finance & Accountancy are pleased to be supporting our client, a large US owned medical manufacturing business, on the recruitment of an excellent new Manufacturing Financial Controller position based in Watford. This is a number one in finance position, managing a team of 4 finance staff and working closely with the Operations Manager and the site management team. This is an exciting position for anyone with strong manufacturing experience who wants to work for a successful, growing business, running a manufacturing site. The Financial Controller will be responsible for:
-The reporting relationship with the Global Operations Finance Teams in respect of all Finance issues
-The accuracy of the manufacturing P&L accounts of the plant reporting entities, the management of the related Inventory and the physical control of the Fixed Assets
-Working closely with the Operations Site Lead to manage the financial result for the plant.
-Overseeing the preparation of the monthly management accounts for the plant within the time lines set out and provide financial commentary on the same
-Provide financial advice and support to the team leaders within the facility.
-Provide weekly financial updates to the Operations Site Lead, and the Finance Director who is based in Ireland-Attend and provide financial inputs at the monthly Business Unit reviews
-Manage the preparation of the annual Budget, the setting of the annual Standard Costs and the distribution of the annual Transfer Pricing files to customers
-Manage the preparation of the facility financial outlooks throughout the year and provide the Operations Site Lead and the Finance Director with a financial commentary on the associated risks and opportunities.
What we are looking for:
We are looking for a qualified accountant with at least 2 years manufacturing experience ideally involved in supporting a manufacturing site on a day to day basis. You must have used standard costing and the ideal candidate will also be customer focused, able to act as a liaison between Finance and Manufacturing. You will also possess excellent communication, organisation and time management skills with the ability to manage several priorities at one time.
Salary & Benefits:
A highly competitive base salary of circa GBP65,000 - GBP80,000 dependant on relevant manufacturing experience plus bonus, pension, health and other benefits.
Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.