Our client, a highly profitable and integral part of an ambitious plc is a UK based market leader in the design and manufacture of an innovative range of products & solutions for the highly demanding domestic, commercial, and industrial construction sectors.
Operating out of state-of-the-art facilities in south Wales, the business operates with minimal impact on the environment and has a loyal and highly skilled workforce. It is well positioned for future growth and has a committed programme of continued investment in research and new product development.
They are now seeking an ambitious Financial Controller who will work alongside the Business Unit Finance Director and will be responsible for planning, implementing, managing and controlling the financial performance of the business and overseeing accounting operations to ensure the production and reporting of timely, accurate and relevant financial information.
Central to the role will be collaborative working across local cross-functional teams and there is a strong requirement to raise the profile of the finance function and to deliver added value around:- business partnering, decision making, process & systems improvement (ERP), budgetary control, inventory management and local reporting.
The Financial Controller will also manage financial risks, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and lead a team of Accountants, Credit Controllers and Accounts Assistants. It is anticipated that the appointee will be capable of being promoted to become the Financial Director for the business within a 2-3 year period.