Financial Controller

Location: Stockport, England
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 pa + highly competitive benefits package
Reference: MC / 13896
Job Type: Permanent
Sector: Senior Finance
Closing date: 26/04/2021

The company

My client has successfully been manufacturing and supplying high quality goods for over 50 years. Since their humble beginnings they have become a leading global supplier and have built up an enviable and unrivalled reputation for workmanship, reliability as well as their wide product range. Proudly a Great British Manufacturer they continue to embrace new technology and the ever changing trends in their pursuit of excellence and continued market growth.

The job

My client is looking for a results driven and confident Financial Controller. As Financial Controller you will be responsible for a small team of finance professionals and report directly into the Finance Director. You will be responsible for the following;

  • Act as primary support person for month, quarter and year-end financial activities.
  • Prepare Profit & Loss accounts and balance sheets.
  • Reconcile corporate balance sheets on a monthly basis and deliver summary reconciliation reports for Board meetings.
  • Oversee all activities related to HMRC tax compliance issues including FPS.
  • Maintain and reconcile fixed asset and systems asset registers.
  • Prepare, reconcile and post nominal journals including suspense accounts and accruals and prepayments.
  • Manage, support and develop the Purchase Ledger Department ensuring robust controls are in place.
  • Reconcile and submit VAT returns as well as liaising with External Auditors.   
  • Assist and support the Management Accountant as well as completing additional requirements as identified by the Finance Director.

The person

My client is looking for someone with the following experience and credentials;

  • You will be experienced and proven finance professional.
  • Due to the nature of the business it is essential that you have previously worked within a manufacturing business.
  • Ideally you will be a CCAB qualified accountant, however my client is also happy to consider finance professionals who are either Part-Qualified or QBE.
  • You will be a strong team player who is passionate about improving financial controls and procedures in order to help the business achieve its ambitious expansion plans.
  • Naturally you will be highly accurate, organised and an effective communicator who is able to meet deadlines and possesses strong MS Excel knowledge. 

The benefits

You will be joining a company who has built up their experience and expertise over a number of years. A company built on tradition but without being afraid to diversify and innovate. In return for your hard work and leadership you will be rewarded with a highly competitive benefits package which includes life assurance, private medical cover and enhanced pension scheme and annual holiday allowance. For the right candidate this could be a fantastic opportunity for you to take your next step within your finance career to date.


Mark Croston
Associate Client Director
Brewster Partners Recruitment Group

M: 07968 699 426


To apply for this job, please send your CV to the email above or to quoting "Vacancy: Financial Controller, Reference: MC / 13896". Thank you for your interest.