Financial Controller

Michael Page
Devon, Willand
£65000 - £85000 per annum + Car Allowance & Bonus
11 Jul 2019
11 Aug 2019
Nikki Price
Contract type
Part time

Fast paced and growing FMCG business - based near Exeter.

Client Details

This is a varied commercial Financial Controller role in a fast-paced environment, the right candidate will need to be adaptable, proactive and challenge the site teams.


The business are looking for a passionate Financial Controller who wants a challenge, will work well under pressure and will get into the detail to understand the factory processes and how they impact on the P&L.

As a member of the Site Management Team, the purpose of the role is:

  • To provide timely, accurate and meaningful finance information to the business (site and centre)
  • To ensure Financial controls are in place and adhered to, ensure the site is audit ready from a finance perspective
  • To support the Site Director in operational improvements & initiatives
  • To mentor, develop and train the finance department
  • To work on ad hoc projects to support the wider finance function


  • Qualified Accountant with significant post-qualified experience.
  • A strong manufacturing background. Experience working in a complex multi-site business.
  • Strong leader able to manage and develop a high performing team.
  • Reacts well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong computer skills and financial systems (ERPs: Navision, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Communicates clearly and simply. Confident in challenging people and an expert in influencing stakeholders.
  • Self-organised, self-motivated, action oriented and efficient.
  • Experience of process improvements. Pro-active, takes initiative, actively seeks out improvement opportunities without being asked .
  • Demonstrates strong analytical skills and is able to balance the need for analysis and rigour with speed of action when solving problems.

Job Offer

£65k - £85k dependant on experience + Car Allowance & Bonus