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Financial Controller

VacancyCentre Full-Time  Anywhere 6 Sep 2018

Job Description


The Financial Controller is accountable to the General Manager and the Chief Financial Officer and will be responsible to manage the financial team which will report to him/her. The right candidate must have experience in the manufacturing industry and being fluent in English.


Our client is a group of companies focused on the manufacturing industry.


Plans and Objectives:

  • Management of the financial function of the company;
  • Produce timely management accounts of the company on a monthly basis;
  • Preparation of the annual budget and any periodical forecasting that may be necessary from time to time;
  • Costing process through the setting up labour and overhead absorption rates;
  • Cash flow management of the factory;
  • Implement process changes within the financial function and also influence other departments to improve timeliness of financial information;
  • Be part of the management team responsible for the performance of the factory;


  • Advise and assist the General Manager on all aspects of finance for their functions;
  • Responsible for providing support with financial reports and analysis;


  • Participate in management meetings as directed by the relevant General Manager of the company or the Group Chief Financial Officer;
  • Participate in and contribute to cross-functional teams as requested;


  • Keep current on good practice in all aspects of finance as they apply to manufacturing through reading, training and participation with external groups or industry bodies;
  • Develop and enhances general management skills;


  • Discharge any duties as, from time to time, may be assigned by the General Manager or the Group Chief Financial Officer;
  • Supervision Received from the General Manager and the Group Chief Financial Officer.


  • Expected to work flexible hours in order to meet accountabilities and attend to meetings after office hours;
  • Good working knowledge of manufacturing and their financial implications;
  • Good understanding of costing models used in manufacturing;
  • Demonstrable, excellent analytical capabilities with the skill to draw appropriate conclusions and present these to non-experts;
  • Able to use financial analysis & presentation tools (e.g. Excel) to an advanced level;
  • Demonstrable good independent judgement with the ability to set priorities and make appropriate decisions;
  • Demonstrable ability to lead and work with teams of up to 10 people who are not direct reports;
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate and work effectively and professionally with people up to Chief Executive level both in person and in writing;
  • Demonstrable ability to lead and manage a Finance function at Head of level, including the ability to set priorities, goals and objectives and to achieve these within budgetary, time and staff constraints;
  • A high-quality recognised degree/professional qualification in banking, finance or economics, but preferably in Accountancy is desirable;
  • A minimum of 3 years demonstrated experience in a management position with equivalent accountabilities and responsibilities including staff management.


An excellent package will be given to the right candidate.

To apply:

or contact Mafalda at or at

or at Tel: +356 2123 2225 
Direct: +356 2557 2224 
Mob: +356 99770704

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