Our client based in Coleshill are looking to recruit a Plant Controller to join a very successful company.
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
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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