Business Unit Finance Controller

England, Cheshire
£65000 - £75000 per annum
29 Apr 2022
28 May 2022
JN -042022-5581440
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial control and monitoring of a Business Unit, business partner to Director and their teams.

Client Details

Global manufacturing business


Prepare monthly consolidated management reports and forecasts for Business Unit, to strict guidelines and timetable.

· Work with Demand Manager to review and challenge BU sales forecasts

· Ensure rebates and royalties are accurately captured and forecast

· Review and challenge cost centre manager provided OPEX forecasts

· Prepare BU sales key drivers and other BU reports, as required.

· Prepare segmental reporting and analysis for the business unit.

· To provide business information to the Senior Managers to assist with decision making.

· Support sales and management team with market sales data and contract renewals and tenders

· Maintain pricing tools and review business cases to support growth initiatives

· Review commercial contracts to ensure compliance with financial goals and controls

· Provide financial information for business plan, statutory accounts and strategic plan

· Prepare business cases to support commercial investments and prioritise resource appropriately.

· Act as the finance lead on business unit R&D projects

· Conduct impairment reviews on capitalised intangible assets.

· Provide support and challenge to cross functional meetings and processes such as PRB, Regulatory steering groups and S&OP

· Support internal and external audits as required

· Any other ad hoc work as required by the business


Commercially focussed finance experience.

· ACA/CIMA/ACCA qualified.

· Understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards

· Strong systems skills (Excel, Access, BI, ERP).

· The ability to work well under pressure, working accurately with attention to detail and meeting deadlines

· Ability to communicate with, challenge and influence senior managers and others within and outside of finance

· Problem solving ability.

· Analytical approach.

· Completer/finisher approach.

· Understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards.

· Understanding of Tax issues

Job Offer


up to 15% bonus

Health cover


Life cover

Hybrid working - 2 days in the office

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