Group Finance Controller

Westbury, Wiltshire

Our successful international client is a major leader in their field of specialised manufacturing.

They supply products into the global markets and have manufacturing facilities in the UK and Spain.

Based in Westbury, this is a key and high-profile role, overseeing some of the key financial responsibilities of the company.

Short Term objectives & responsibilities (1st 3 months)               

Develop a good understanding of the processes of the Plants in UK and Spain.

Assist the CFO in the implementation of Consolidated Group Reporting and Financial model

Review and understand the 2022/23 budgets for the UK and Spanish Entities

Review and calculate the cash flow position on a monthly basis

Review and control of the Group Materials and Purchasing costing system.


Responsibilities and Objectives after 3 months               

  • Responsible for Consolidated Group Reports and analysis of P&L, B/S and Cash flow.
  • Preparation and monitor of external reports for external bodies
  • Assessment of the financial performance of the different divisions and units.
  • Develop improved reporting e.g. Traffic light system reporting
  • Sales, margins and costs analysis.
  • Expenses control
  • Improve control for spend by implementing an Expense Policy
  • Set up and monitor management ratios
  • Review and control of the Group Materials and Purchasing costing system
  • Understanding of the manufacturing process and assessment of the costing system model
  • Develop proactive analysis of performance with explanations and follow up actions that have been agreed by heads of department, in particular where KPI’s are not performing
  • Preparation and delivery of performance and forecasts to Directors
  • Develop a Business Plan model for all the Group
  • Strategic plans, including 5-year cash flow
  • Develop rolling forecasting/budgeting
  • Coordinate and consolidate Group Business Plans
  • Coordinate and consolidate the budget process
  • Control of variances versus Budget.
  • Control and Monitor of Capital Employed of the different units.
  • Establish a customer credit limit policy and a system to review customer solvency and profitability.
  • Monitor Stock levels and establish a dashboard with traffic light system for all the Group
  • Control E&O provision policy for the Group
  • Ensure good communications and relationships with all managers
  • Financial assessment of projects and market opportunities.
  • Assistance in M&A processes
  • Innovative support for the continuation of Group growth 
  • Develop a methodology to constantly identify business opportunities
  • Assist the CFO to set up reports required by the Financial Entities and other external bodies
  • Work towards becoming a Deputy Head of Group Finance in 5 years agreeing a Professional Development Plan with training on Costing, Manufacturing, IT Systems and Finance processes of the Group.
  • This position reports to the CFO

Required relevant qualifications

A qualified individual with relevant financial qualifications (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) and have operated in a Financial Controller role for a number of years. Our client is looking for a professional with the ability to run a small finance team, dealing with various levels of management and colleagues within the company.


Competitive salary

Company Pension 5%.

Performance Bonus up to 1.5 times EBIT%

Death in service 3 times salary

Mobile phone & Laptop provided

Holidays 25 days per year plus bank holidays

Position is based in Westbury (UK) and some international travel is expected

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced financial individual looking to further their career within a major manufacturer and working with international facilities. There is also a planned development programme to further enhance your skills and career.

Please send your CV urgently.

This vacancy is being advertised by New Resource Group. The services of New Resource Group are that of an Employment Agency. 

Tagged as: Accounting/Financial/Insurance


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