Financial Controller

Closing Date: 25/03/19
Location: Coveris SpaldingRivendell Leeds
Department: Artwork

A fantastic opportunity has arisen within our Graphics division for an experienced Financial Controller looking for their next challenge. This is an excellent opportunity to join a progressive business who offer a competitive package.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Drive Graphics profitability through reporting and meetings with team members

Preparation and communication of Graphics site reporting pack identifying key variances to budget, prior year etc

Preparation of month end numbers and monthly reforecasts, reporting to central finance and the ELT

Lead and manage the annual budget process

Control and report the Bowler / CIP / Capex targets for the year identifying over performance and risk

Supervise the Commercial team, reconciling working capital requirements for the retail contract and attending regular meetings with major retailers

Lead and support commercial pricing decisions and business tenders recognising impact to EBITDA

Control and reporting of Graphics Capex requests, spend and forecast

Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations, weekly cashflow forecasts and monthly Intrastats and quarterly VAT returns

Develop an excellent working relationship with the Shared Service functions

Report and review profitability by revenue stream and customer to drive change

Develop Production KPI’s to track volumes produced and sold and waste

Provide information to internal and external bodies including tax, banking and auditors

Identify and report business risk to the Divisional controller

Document systems and procedures to ensure business continuity

Conduct area safety inspections on a quarterly basis and complete paperwork

Regular travel to Boston and Spalding in Lincolnshire

Key Requirements:

Ability to communicate effectively on all levels to financial and non-financial audiences

High level of accuracy and attention to detail

Ability to prioritise own work and work of others to meet deadlines to achieve targets in a fast-paced environment

Friendly, approachable and flexible – a team player

Forward thinking

Travel will be required therefore a current, clean driving licence is essential

Problem solving and decision-making ability appropriate to the role

Proactive, positive, enthusiastic - demonstrates “can do” attitude

Leads by example having a strong work ethic, but effective delegator

Professionally qualified – includes QBE

Minimum 3 years in manufacturing of FMCG environment

Ability to communicate with audit teams and 3rd party providers

Computer literate – Advanced in Microsoft Excel


Should you feel that your skills and experience match the specification, please forward your covering letter and CV along with your salary expectations to our team.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, unfortunately we are unable to provide individual feedback. If you have not heard from us within 7 days after the closing date, then please assume that your application has not been successful.

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