Financial Controller

  • Department Finance
  • Business Soreen
  • Product Bakery
  • Location Trafford Park, Manchester
  • Job RefSOR8684
  • Contract Full Time
  • Posted 13/01/2021
  • Expiry 22/01/2021
Soreen

Permanent

Samworth Brothers Group is a 4th generation family business that prides itself on looking after its people and producing high quality products. We are always looking for outstanding people, with great attitudes and an openness to learning to join our family. The size of our business enables us to support career development and progression that will help our people fulfill their potential.

This role is based at our Soreen site in Manchester. Take a highly successful bakery company, add a much loved, iconic brand and pour on lashings of passion! This is the recipe you’ll experience when working for Soreen bakery. As makers of a delicious range of fruit and malt loaves we require outstanding, passionate and committed quality professionals. Behind every great brand are its people! Be part of a brand with over 80 years heritage built on the dedication and commitment of our workforce and enjoyed by over 1.1m consumers every week!

The Role

As a Financial Controller you will be a key member of our site Senior Management Team providing financial support to aid the business in achieving its objectives. You will be responsible for the accuracy of the accounts and the provision of financial reporting, analysis and insight whilst ensuring a robust control environment and balance sheet integrity. You will lead, motivate and coach your direct reports to get the best out of them and help them to develop. You will also lead the generation of the annual budget and financial forecasts along with maintaining and strengthening internal controls. You will drive the effectiveness of the Finance system and be the key point of contact for the outsourcing IT support partner.

The Right Person

In this role the ability to work collaboratively with all stakeholders is key, therefore you will need experience of this alongside an understanding of the importance of supporting a team. You will also need:

  • To be qualified with ACCA/CIMA and have 2-5 years PQE
  • Excellent IT skills, specifically with Excel but also with an ability to learn new systems quickly.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience of managing others
  • Experience of taking a business partnering approach is desirable
  • Manufacturing experience is also desirable.

Benefits include: on site gym, parking and subsidised lunch, as well as an excellent retirement savings plan (pension), the opportunity to buy additional holidays and a discount scheme ‘Quality Life’ that provides savings at supermarkets, high street retailers and a host of leisure outlets

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