Financial Controller (Temp/Perm) – Job Filled Dec 2020

  • Posted: 20/11/2020
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Hyde
  • Salary: £55,000 to £65,000
  • Industry: Finance
  • Industry: Qualified Finance

We are currently recruiting on behalf of our Client for a finance controller to start as soon as possible.  The role is working for a well established SME manufacturing business based in the Hyde area. The successful person will have proven experience as a ‘hands on’ SME financial controller with excellent communication skills. This role will be a number 1 in finance reporting directly to the Managing Director with a dotted line to the CFO of the parent company. This will be a challenging environment so it is key that the successful individual has a calm and measured approach.

Job Description

  • Day to day management of the finance function, with direct responsibility for a management accountant and the recruitment of a small transactional team
  • Production of the monthly management accounts to trial balance
  • Production of the monthly management information pack including variance analysis and commentary
  • Quarterly preparation of sales analysis reports by region and sales person
  • Completion of all monthly reconciliations
  • Overseeing the preparation of both weekly and monthly payrolls
  • Primary point of contact for the annual external audit by KPMG, with no material audit adjustments
  • Responsible for day to day cash management and liquidity, primarily credit control and purchase ledger
  • Uploading daily invoicing and ledger reconciliations to the Asset Backed Lending (ABL) facility
  • Preparing month-end borrowing base and loan reconciliations for the ABL lender
  • Primary point of contact for quarterly ABL audits
  • Preparation of rolling 13-week cash forecast
  • Assisting with annual budgeting and monthly rolling forecasts
  • Assisting in production of statutory accounts and tax pack


  • CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified accountant or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years proven experience as a ‘Hands On’ Financial Controller within a manufacturing environment or similar industry.
  • This will be a challenging environment so it is key that the successful individual has a calm and measured approach
  • Advanced Excel & analytical skill
  • Excellent communication skills


  • £55,000 to £65,000 per annum, plus competitive package
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free parking

For further information on this financial controller job based in Hyde, please apply.

To apply for this job email your details to

Rotheram Carrington Financial Recruitment

Sarah Rotheram

Director - Specialist in Senior Finance Appointments

01244 980591