• Accountancy & Finance
  • Lancashire

NC Associates

Manufacturing Financial Controller – Permanent- Full time – Outstanding Salary and Benefits Package – Based in Lancashire

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead a Manufacturing Operations Finance team.

The role involves supporting Manufacturing in delivering its annual financial objectives, driving through and validating numerous business improvement and investment programmes, financial scrutiny of potential strategic decisions and being an integral part of the development of systems solutions for the Manufacturing to Finance ERP interfaces.

The role

Providing financial expertise and guidance in ensuring Manufacturing delivers it annual financial objectives.

Compilation of financial forecasts in support of both annual budgets and 5-year integrated business plans.

Ensuring investments and business cases are financially robust.

Financial support to strategic improvement initiatives.

Supporting the compilation of project-based estimate at completions which will include UPC management and reporting.

Developing the Manufacturing to Financial business processes interfaces in support of a major ERP system and supporting the delivery of S4 HANA.

Management of foreign exchange hedges and forward cash forecasting, Managing and developing the Manufacturing Finance team, Working as part of an international Finance team, join a great team who are welcoming and supportive.

Management of a small team focused on controlling costs for 800+ people and over £70m of direct costs. Representing the financial interests within the senior Manufacturing Management team Knowing that the service provided makes a difference in achieving the overall performance targets.

An award-winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

We’re here to help and want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout our recruitment process. We recognise that everyone is unique, and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.

As a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation. We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business, wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working.

What we’re looking for

A qualified or part qualified accountant with experience within a large manufacturing-based environment, SAP expert and with a significant exposure to S4HANA and associated Manufacturing Execution System.

The candidate should have a proven track in delivering both process improvements, financial reporting mechanisms and Manufacturing based Performance measures and metrics and solid leadership.

High levels of commitment and integrity and an ambition to drive the business forward.

A commitment to continuous improvement and an ability to generate meaningful and effective KPI’s.

Ability to travel within the UK and across Europe.

Here’s what’s in it for you

We offer a dynamic working environment with an opportunity to develop world class financial reporting mechanisms in support of the company. You will also be leading and developing a small team of 3 professional finance staff which could grow to 5-7.

The benefits

*Flexible working

*Opportunities for career progression

*Paid overtime (subject to level)

*Great bonus scheme- 35% annual bonus – 95% payout/ 100%= on personal performance

*Comprehensive pension scheme

*Annual salary review

*Fantastic working environment and site facilities

*Social, charitable and sporting activities.

*Salary – Negotiable

*Company Car


*On site parking

If you would like to be considered for this post or would like to simply find out more, please call Helen on 0161 711 0815 or Email

NC Associates are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit and business need. Only suitable candidates on this basis will be contacted.

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