Robert Half

Financial Controller

Robert Half
Wales, Caerphilly
£50000 - £55000 per annum + £8K car 15% bonus
22 Oct 2018
19 Nov 2018
Charlotte Allen
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Professional Membership
Contract Type

Robert Half Finance and Accounting are seeking a highly commercially focused Financial Controller for a manufacturing organistion based in Caerphilly.


The focus will be to continuously improve business methods and provide excellent analysis that can be the basis for strategic decisions. Identify key actions both within the business and individual customers and prospects that will improve long term profitability.

Manage financial aspects of operation to a level of excellence and develop all the finance team to achieve their key result areas and develop to their potential.

Support the General Manager and Senior Management Team in commercial and strategic decision making.

Undertake business analysis and advise the local management on business mix, cost structure and capital base. Initiate and manage projects to improve business control and profitability, prioritising such projects based on business impact.

Evaluate new suppliers/products/services which enable improvements within the business or which increase the value of our offer to customers.

Manage costing systems and ensure that effective business controls are in place to ensure costs are controlled and profit maximised.

Use benchmarking information to ensure improvement opportunities within administration and production are identified and acted upon.

Manage the site relationship with the Shared Service Centre and act as local contact for input and judgements relating the company's financial results before they are released to senior management.

Manage issues relating to auditors and legal advisers.

Vet all major capital proposals before they are submitted for board approval.

Ensure debt control is managed and cash flow maximised.


We are seeking a qualified accountant with strong commercial skills.


Successful niche manufacturer

Salary & Benefits

Salary of £55,000 plus a, £8K car 15% bonus and pension.

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