Factory Financial Controller

West Midlands
Competitive Salary
19 Oct 2019
13 Nov 2019
The Role:
Act as a Business Partner to the factory manager. Lead local controlling teams to optimise financial performance within the factory/site. Support effective business decisions by monitoring, analysing and interpreting financial data in order to evaluate various business alternatives and recommend the most appropriate business solutions.

Main Accountabilities

1. Strategy - contributes to the definition of the strategy for the business unit. Serves as a key partner for the relevant factory manager in determining strategy for area of responsibility, aligning with wider strategy, implementing, and making adjustments in implementation as needed. Maintains constant contact with other managers and controllers regarding financial, market and customer situation and outlook.

2. Business planning and forecasting - translates strategy in to business plans and establishes measurable targets. Oversees the business planning and forecasting process for the area and services as the interface to HQ/Country CGO/Glocal/Local Division Manager. Evaluates financial implications of various strategic decisions, builds scenarios and recommends actions.

3. Business performance and decision support - Manages and closely monitors the cash flow and takes action to improve Net Working Capital. Special focus areas: product/business line profitability, product costing, production variances, over/under-absorption analysis/inventory analysis, including cycle count results

More details on request

The Company:
Our client is an Engineering Services company, who are an international technical consultancy, providing a range of services including licence to operate, asset management, manufacturing improvement and capital investment to customers in the chemical, petrochemical, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and consumer industries worldwide

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
CIMA or ACCA qualified
Factory/site experience

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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