Collins McNicholas

Our client is recruiting for a Financial Controller who will be responsible for providing overall financial leadership for the facility.  Must have previous experience in a manufacturing environment.  

  • Responsibilities:

    • The Financial Controller will plan and organise all Financial matters and act as Company Secretary:
    • Responsible for high quality, accurate, on time, insight driven financial and operations analysis and reporting – translate insights to recommendations and actions                                
    • Evaluate the impact of R12M forecasts, new product introduction, business strategies as well as regulatory actions on the business and recommend actions with business leaders to improve financial performance.
    • Provide technical financial advice and knowledge to others within the financial discipline. Interface with the Finance and Accounting teams as well as internal and external audit teams
    • Provide strategic financial input and leadership on issues affecting the organization; i.e., evaluation of potential alliances, investments, contracts, etc.
    • Be prepared to meaningfully contribute to strategy at a corporate level.                                     
    • Production of monthly management and statutory accounts
    • Cash Control and Cash Flow management
    • Preparation, reconciliation and filing of quarterly and annual payroll tax returns
    • Reconciling report discrepancies and issues
    • Compiles and analyses financial information for financial statements, budgets, manufacturing costs and management reporting.
    • Prepares G/L entries and reconciliations through consolidated financial statements. Responsible for driving the monthly closing process.



    • 10+ years’ experience working in a senior position in a manufacturing environment
    • Bachelor’s Degree required; MBA preferred                               
    • Proficient knowledge and skill in ERP computer applications                                                                  
    • Excellent computer skills, including the development of complex modeling
    • Five to ten years of finance experience is required within a manufacturing company, including at least three years leadership responsibilities with increasing responsibility in finance related fields.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Noeleen Stewart on 091706712 or email

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