Financial Controller

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Job description

Choice People is delighted to be partnering with our client, to present this excellent opportunity to join a successful organisation and drive meaningful impact from day one.

As the Financial Controller (FC) reporting directly to the MD, you will serve as a key business partner, responsible for unlocking the full potential of the management teams and fostering strong relationships with shareholders. The ideal candidate will possess a hands-on approach and a proven track record of success, particularly within the manufacturing industry.

This FC position offers an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and driven finance leader to join the organisation and play a pivotal role in shaping the future success of the company. If you are ready to take on a challenging yet rewarding role, we encourage you to apply and become part of a great team based in the Midlands.


  • Collaborate closely with the MD to develop and execute strategic initiatives that drive growth and maximise profitability.
  • Act as a trusted advisor to management teams, providing financial insights and guidance to optimize decision-making processes.
  • Own and nurture relationships with shareholders, ensuring alignment of financial strategies with overall business objectives.
  • Communicate financial performance, forecasts, and strategic plans effectively to shareholders and other key stakeholders.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, accounting standards, and internal policies to safeguard the integrity of financial reporting.
  • Implement and maintain robust internal controls to mitigate financial risks and ensure adherence to best practices.
  • Oversee all financial functions, including budgeting, forecasting, and cash flow management, to support sustainable growth and profitability.
  • Analyse financial data and market trends to identify opportunities for improvement and cost optimization.
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to the finance team, fostering a culture of accountability, collaboration, and continuous learning.
  • Drive a culture of transparency and integrity across the organisation, promoting ethical behaviour and sound financial practices.


  • Professional Accountancy Qualification
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • SAGE experience is desirable.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to translate financial data into actionable insights and strategic recommendations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and influence stakeholders at all levels.
  • Previous experience of managing a finance team.
  • Previous experience in Food/ Dairy manufacturing or pharmaceutical environment is also desirable.


Valerie O'Connell

Valerie O'Connell

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