Financial Controller – Theo James Recruitment

Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller


County Durham

The Company: 

Manufacturing business that supply parts worldwide utilizing innovative and modern technology.


Salary of a Financial Controller

This will be competitive depending on experience plus bonus and a contributory pension.


Job Description of a Financial Controller

The Plant Financial Controller will support the business by owning the annual budget process and coordinating the regular forecasts as part of the role.


Be accountable for the timely analysis and delivery of the financial performance vs budget and reporting for the manufacturing site to the Finance Director.


This is a highly commercial and operationally focused finance position, and will require the successful candidate to:


  • Lead all finance activity for the plant, with the emphasis on budgetary control
  • Act as business partner to the Financial Director to control and drive profitability and mitigate risks
  • Prepare ongoing review of 5 year plan to deliver EBIT targets
  • Have complete accountability for the business cases on new lines and products,
  • Provide oversight and management of the Capex expenditure
  • Support and introduce system and process improvements to streamline the financial reporting function, including internal control compliance
  • Develop and manage the standard cost base of the business
  • Be responsible for implementing new ERP system


Skills & experience of a Financial Controller

The successful candidate MUST have experience of working within a matrix organization, be professionally qualified (ideally ACA, CIMA, ACCA), have demonstrable Industry knowledge and expertise as well as possessing technical and financial competence but with commercial and business acumen.

It is also necessary for the Financial Controller to have strong interpersonal, influencing and communication skills, be well organised and have the ability to prioritise and work under pressure.  An immediate advantage would be exposure to ERP systems.


Why Should You Apply?


  • Partnering with established Senior Management Team
  • Be instrumental in making changes for improving efficiencies.
  • Work for a global business



Theo James Recruitment specialise in Manufacturing & Engineering recruitment across the following disciplines. 

  • Supply Chain/Logistics, Management
  • Quality – Engineering, Management
  • Design – Engineer, Management
  • Maintenance – Technician, Engineer, Management
  • Production / Process Engineering
  • Health, Safety & Environmental
  • Project Engineering, Management
  • Leadership and Management




Job Information

Job Reference: 38216
Salary From: £55000
Salary To: £80000
Job Industries: Leadership and Snr Appoint
Job Locations: North East
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Accountant

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