Financial Controller

Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Salary: £Salary dependent on experience
Reference: CB / 15079
Type: Permanent
Sector: Accountancy & Finance, Senior Finance
Deadline: 22/11/2021

The company

Brewster Partners are delighted to be exclusively partnering with CBE+, a multi-discipline engineering company nr. Chesterfield.  CBE+ was launched in 2019 to bring together four distinct businesses and they have achieved major success since becoming a single entity just 2 years ago.  The business has achieved AS9100 certification, which is the highly recognised quality mark for suppliers to the aerospace industry.

CBE+’s capabilities include, but are not limited to, precision engineering, electroless nickel plating, gear manufacture and metal testing. Each service can be provided independently, or their customers work with them to combine the group’s multiple capabilities and create tailored, integrated supply chain solutions.

The job

CBE+ are seeking a talented and ambitious Financial Controller to join them at an exciting time for the business as it undergoes a number of positive business growth initiatives. The Financial Controller will have the potential to develop into a Finance Director within the business, and will be offered full support and mentoring from an experienced management team.

The key responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts for analytical review and presentation to the board for the Group business units
  • Facilitate the Year end statutory accounts process with external auditors and advisors
  • Carry out cash management initiatives including the preparation of detailed rolling cash forecasts
  • Manage foreign currency translation with involvement in forecasting hedging & exchange rates
  • Preparation and analysis of Key Performance Reports for management
  • Drive Data extraction from the IT systems to validate and actions to improve key financial performance
  • Analysis of variances from Standard Costs including Labour & Overhead recoveries, implementing project costing and margin review analysis to ensure maximising profitability
  • Monthly validation of Stock & WIP valuations including provisions and reject stock
  • Implement and maintain a robust Internal Controls framework
  • Oversee the IT function, ensuring the ERP system offers maximum benefit to the wider business
  • Support other areas of the business include HR, Health and Safety and Quality
  • Act as a responsible leader in the business, taking ownership and accountability and championing the finance department across the business

The person

The ideal candidate credentials for this role include:

  • Qualified Accountant who has demonstrated financial leadership
  • Experience within the manufacturing or engineering industries would be strongly preferred
  • High levels of business acumen, drive and determination
  • Excellent communicator who is willing to be visible across the business

This is an exceptional opportunity for an ambitious Financial Controller to work closely with a very highly regarded CEO and management team, and the role represents a significant career development opportunity for anyone looking to secure a Finance Director role with a business with significant growth potential in the coming years.

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity please contact Chris Burns by sending your CV to or call him on 07792 268 602.

The benefits

£Salary dependent on experience


Please Note: Any CVs sent directly to CBE+ either by direct applicants or other agencies will be forwarded onto Brewster Partners.


Chris Burns
Client Director
Brewster Partners Recruitment Group


To apply for this job, please send your CV to the email above or to quoting "Vacancy: Financial Controller, Reference: CB / 15079". Thank you for your interest.