Financial Controller

  • Job Reference: 620220082-2
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Culture Recruitment
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Salary: £60,000 to £70,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 10% bonus + Excellent benefits
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Financial Controller - Operations

Location: West Midlands

Basic salary: £60,000 - £70,000 + bonus + Excellent benefits

Type: Permanent

A multinational and dynamic FMCG company with an instantly recognisable brand is recruiting for a Financial Controller to join their team on a permanent basis. The role is based in the West Midlands but offers extremely flexible hybrid working. The position has come about due to internal growth and its main responsibility is to provide financial decision making support and be the key business partner for the operational business unit.

Attributes required:

Fully qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA or ACA) - Essential
Someone with good commercial acumen - Essential
Experience of production of detailed budgets/forecasts with full variance analysis in an operational environment - Essential
Excellent systems experience including strong MS Excel - Essential
FMCG or manufacturing experience - Ideal


Ensure accurate and timely financial data and supporting information is available to enable review of monthly reporting
Responsible for investigating, explaining and challenging variances for your operational business unit (BU)
Have full ownership of forecasting/budgeting including challenging operational forecasts
Support the Head of Financial Controlling in maintaining overall financial controls within the BU
Ensure that the financial impact of all supply and trading activities are analysed, evaluated and understood prior to decisions being made
Responsible for working with Commercial, Trading, Ingredients and other functions in evaluating business profitability and future business opportunities
Develop appropriate measures and documentation to ensure the business adhere to implemented controls

We look forward to receiving your application and will consider candidates from similar backgrounds who have the required technical experience such as Financial Controller, Commercial Finance Manager, Finance Business Partner, Head of Finance, Senior Business Partner, Senior Finance Manager, Senior Operations Finance Manager, Senior Business Finance Manager