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Financial Controller

Job Description

My Client

VanRath are pleased to be exclusively recruiting for a Financial Controller for a Top 100 manufacturing organisation based in the Greater Belfast area. A global brand and a target employer within the NI marketplace, this role has been created due to an internal promotion and should provide a fantastic opportunity for a senior accountant or financial controller seeking their next challenge.

The Role

Reporting into the Head of Finance, this is an exciting opportunity to join as Financial Controller with a well-established team already in place. Your role comes with a view of substantial progression within a 3-year period and the team is extremely well-drilled on the effective and efficient management of the accounting, reporting, and forecasting cycle for a key sub-group with a turnover of approx. 70 million. Your role will require you to engage with multiple stakeholders across the Group which requires excellent accounting competency, communication skills and management ability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide assurance to the business and Finance management that the accounting records are accurate
  • Prepare monthly management accounts pack including commentary and analysis for key business stakeholders
  • Assist with the organisation and co-ordination of the month end process including monthly Board reports and review of the monthly balance sheet reconciliation and validation process
  • Lead, coach and develop an engaged and motivated finance team
  • Ensure compliance with local market financial laws, requirements, regulations and tax issues
  • Deliver improvement projects and programmes implemented as part of the global finance transformation programme, and the business restructuring programme
  • Ensure all payroll required documents are timely and accurately prepared for the third-party provider and effectively resolve any issues
  • Influence the leadership team to grow the business by formulating appropriate financial strategies and plans.
  • Liaise with colleagues to understand root causes of financial results, investigate budget variances, and formulate recovery plans

You will have the opportunity to develop in your role and feel proud of the work you do in a fast-paced, challenging, supportive and incredibly rewarding culture. ​

The Ideal Candidate


  • 3+ years of experience in a Senior Finance Position
  • Qualified accountant holding a ACA/ ACCA professional qualification
  • Work experience / accounting discipline experience in a Group company
  • Knowledge of accounting ledger systems
  • Excellent understanding of accounting processes and the need for appropriate controls in place
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills


  • Working knowledge and application of IFRS
  • Experience in a Group company with a minimum turnover of £100 million


Competitive Salary


33 days holidays including public holidays

Cycle to Work Scheme

Global Travel Opportunities

Life Assurance up to 4X salary

Pension Scheme

Management Training & Professional Development Opportunities

Employee Assistance Programme

Workplace Reward & Recognition scheme

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Senior Finance Interim opportunities across Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Damian Della Croce in the strictest confidence.