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Plant Controller - £ 70,000 - £ 75,000 plus Car Allowance and Excell

  • Job added:   12 March 2019
  • Salary :   £70000 - £75000/annum
  • Location :   Coleshill, Warwickshire
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Reference :   209662444
  • 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 Facility

To be a professional, proactive, and productive representative of the Finance Team

Support 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 reviews

Attend Plant Management meetings

Support shared service to manage AR & ACP systems/process for the plant

Drive focus on key measurable – Scrap, program profitability, cost management, working capital management etc

Financial 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 required

Generating Budget / Forecasting information as required with load into One Stream

Provide detailed Weekly/monthly. quarterly variance analysis against target identifying key drivers

Cultivate 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 compliance

Ensure standard costs correct./ Plant Costing / Participate in costing and RFQ process where required

Analysis 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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