Business Controller, Hinckley
||£30000 - £35000 per annum
We are looking for a Business Controller for a leading logistics company based in the Midlands (Hinkley / Lutterworth area) specializing in the design and operation of supply chain solutions for technology companies.
The Business Controller will act as a business partner between Operations and Finance and is responsible for the financial reporting and controlling. Timely and accurate preparation of monthly financial reporting, including detailed analysis of sales, direct labour variances, preparation of Annual Budget and Quarterly Latest View will be your main responsibilities.
A day in the life of our Business Controller;
Timely and accurate production of month and year end Management Accounts for UK Tech sites as required. To include full analysis of sales and direct labour variance. Aim for day 3 review with Finance Manager in preparation for submission of preliminary results.
Preparation of monthly Finance packs, to include walks etc, in timely advance of the month end review call.
Balance Sheet Control of Sales and Cost Accruals in conjunction with 4.1 to ensure Financial Statements show a true and fair view.
Overall responsibility for accurate and timely Customer billing through AR.
Preparation of Annual Budget and Quarterly Latest View files in conjunction with the Finance Manager (Excel and associated powerpoint presentations). Upload budgets and LV's into Company interactive excel consolidation software.
Weekly P and L's. Ensure accurate update in a timely manner prior to review call and investigation and discussion of variances.
Implement and maintain a comprehensive set of operation analysis, management reports and KPI's for the Business, to ensure Best in Class performance in term of cost and service is achieved.
Provide Business partner support to the Operation and be a link between Operations and Finance. Attend monthly Operational Management meeting and bi-weekly Business Plan Deployment' meetings to provide support and give views from a Financial standpoint.
Translate the Customers forecast into the business capacity model, present the findings to the business, with recommendations to address constraints found.
Conduct various analysis on both own initiative and on request from senior management, reporting back the finding and recommendations.
Interpret the needs of the key business stakeholders and translating these into management reports, KPI or analytical requirements.
Identify process strengths and weaknesses of the business, present areas of improvement supported by the analysis undertaken, detailing the process improvement in terms of productivity and cost.
Review process improvement projects, analyse the impacts and adjust the related reports, KPI's and operational analysis.
Qualifications and Experience;
- Working towards an accounting qualification (CIMA preferred)
- Relevant experience in similar Accounting environment/logistics business.
- Professional, accurate and precise; with the ability to manage multiple objectives.
- Enthusiastic, ability to work under own initiative, with excellent communication and presentation skills
- Exceptional analytical skills and the ability to work under pressure.
- High Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Share-point, VBA, Access and PowerPoint). SAP experience is preferred but not essential.
If this sounds like the opportunity for you then please contact Clare O'Brien at Pertemps Managed Solutions for further details - you can send your CV by clicking on the apply button or contacting me directly on LinkedIn.