A Financial Controller job, broad finance role for this SME logistics business in Manchester.Your new companyThis SME logistics business has a diversified portfolio of products and services, with a customer base spanning local SMEs to other multinational conglomerates. With an appetite to keep on growing they are well positioned in the market to capitalise on their existing client base.Your new roleSupporting the Finance Director and senior management team, you will be the key point of contact to provide useful financial information to the various stakeholders. You'll lead a small finance team who will support you in the production of management accounts, financial reporting, cash flow management and stock control. This is a really broad finance role and will provide a variety of challenges on a day–to–day basis.What you'll need to succeedYou will have a sound technical understanding from completing your ACA, ACCA or CIMA accounting qualification and have a good technical accounting knowledge. You will also have a strong analytical skill set to interpret financial data, alongside the communication skills to articulate this information to key stakeholders. A savviness around accounting systems and an ability to lead a team are also key. Your career to date will also have strong examples of facilitate growth within small, owner managed businesses.What you'll get in returnYou'll be part of a team that collaborates well to get success and support investment and growth conducted across a range of service lines. Based in their Manchester offices with flexible working, it's easily accessible from around the North West.What you need to do nowIf you're interested in this role, please click "apply" and we will revert back to the most relevant applications as soon as possible.If this job isn't quite right for you but you're a qualified accountant looking for a new job in finance, contact Nicholas House at the Hays Senior Finance team in Manchester.