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Plant Controller - £ 70,000 - £ 75,000 + Car Allowance and Excellen

  • Job added:   12 March 2019
  • Salary :   £70000 - £75000/annum
  • Location :   Coleshill, Warwickshire
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Reference :   209662400
  • Company :   CV-Library
Our client based in Coleshill are looking to recruit a Plant Controller to join a very successful company.

Principle Accountabilities

Full Financial Responsibility for the Plant FacilityTo be a professional, proactive, and productive representative of the Finance TeamSupport Plant Manager & Team Financially to drive improvement

Maintain & improvement Corporate governance within the plant in line with company policy

Scope of Job

Manage Plant Finance Team of 4 (Inclusive of Plant Purchasing resource)

All Plant monthly & quarterly financial reporting directly into Group Controller where necessary, to ensure accuracy and completeness of all results submitted.

* Monitor key performance measures against agreed targets and detail as part of monthly reviewsAttend Plant Management meetingsSupport shared service to manage AR & ACP systems/process for the plantDrive focus on key measurable – Scrap, program profitability, cost management, working capital management etcFinancial lead for government backed project to ensure correct accounting treatment & suitable process controls

* Managing the monthly Sales analysis ensuring all sales and associated sales are reported accurately in ERP system. Act as facilitator for Financial queries generating reports/ correspondence, delegating where necessary.Acting as interface to external auditors, managing all aspects of audits as requiredGenerating Budget / Forecasting information as required with load into One StreamProvide detailed Weekly/monthly. quarterly variance analysis against target identifying key driversCultivate excellent relationship with Functional/Global support teams to ensure alignment o business objectives.Support stock take with variance analysis to identify key loss driversWork with KPMG to ensure Yearend Audit complianceEnsure standard costs correct./ Plant Costing / Participate in costing and RFQ process where requiredAnalysis of Financial data where required to identify improvement opportunities. Working closely with the senior operations management team & contributing to management of Costing & Improvement programs Encourage and maintain functional accountability to achieve agreed targets

* Sales Forecast reports in an accurate and timely manner as required.Proactively developing and improving Finance department with the aim of ensuring the financial department can meet/exceed the required results.Conduct appraisals for direct reports, setting and cascading both individual and departmental objectives and targets.Managing all aspects of personnel duties within the department- including, but not limited to: disciplinary, personnel issues, performance, absenteeism, pay reviews.Monitor, measure and drive for improvements in Key Objectives and targets set, both departmental and company. Also following and maintaining sound EH&S practices.Conduct and present investment proposals to secure investment, thereafter ensure project costs adhered and payback delivered

* Monitor and highlight Foreign Currency movements & effect and highlight issues to senior management recommending potential actions


Qualified Accountant with experience in high volume (preferably automotive) manufacturing environment.Knowledge of SOX applications & requirements -preferable.


Previous financial management experience within similar industry & scale of operations.Educated to high level, Degree qualified - desirable

Working Hours:

Monday to Thursday – 8:30 am – 5:15 pm – Friday 8:30 am – 1:00 pm


£ 70,000 - £ 75,00 basic plus £ 4,800 Car Allowance


25 days holiday



Please note; due to the high volume of CV’s we receive if you have not had a response to your application within 5 working days please assume on this occasion you have not been successful

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