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Financial Controller

Financial Controller (24261/204) Bridgend, Wales

Salary: GBP65000 - GBP85000 per annum

Financial Controller

Bridgend CF34

Commutable from Bridgend, Maesteg, Swansea, Cardiff, Porthcawl, Treorchy, Tonypandy, Port Talbot, Llantrisant, Cowbridge



  • 22 Days + Bank Holidays
  • 8% Pension
  • Private Healthcare
  • Bonus Opportunity (10%)
  • Life Assurance cover
  • Health scheme
  • Company sick pay
  • Flexible working

Are you a finance professional with a hands on personality and experience implementing an ERP system? This could be the perfect opportunity for you. I am working with an established manufacturer looking to take on a Financial Controller. This position will see you developing and implementing new business systems as well as managing the day to day finances of the business. This is a rapidly expanding business offering a generous benefits package – apply today!

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Challenge and replace established processes and procedures where necessary & preparing the business for the implementation of an ERP system.
  • Ensure KPI requirements are captured and reported as needed to manage performance and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Dig behind the numbers to understand key trends and be able to present findings.
  • Setting up and implementing a stock control system.
  • Leading all margin improvement projects and Initiatives across the organisation.
  • Preparation of Monthly Management Accounts & other required information in accordance with Group Reporting Manual.
  • Investigation & explanation of account variances to Budget & expectations.
  • Supervise and manage the Finance Team to carry out their tasks effectively & efficiently.
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliations performed monthly with reconciling items fully investigated.
  • Manage cash flow daily with formal 13-week forecasting on a regular basis.
  • Establish and implement financial reporting processes to ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported on a timely basis.
  • Preparation of Annual Budgets in conjunction with Managing Director.


  • Proficient at change management.
  • Successfully implementing an ERP system across a business.
  • Qualified accountant (e.g. ACA / ACCA / CIMA)
  • Several years of experience in a business environment
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to communicate with all levels of the business, from shop floor to Director level;
  • Strong analytical and logic problem solving skills.
  • Excellent Excel skills and the ability to manipulate significant amounts of data. Power BI experience would be desirable.
  • Experience of managing others and working as part of a team
  • Self-motivation and commitment as well as enthusiasm in supporting new processes and change.


Suitable candidates should apply immediately by calling Jack Lavis for this vacancy – on 02920 894900 or by sending your CV directly to him at