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Assistant Financial Controller
£50 – 55,000 + Bonus + Shares + Bens
Bath   CCR 1224

At £95 million, Rotork Controls Ltd is the largest subsidiary within the Rotork Group, a highly successful and cash generative FTSE 250 plc of £666 million. The Group, an international engineering business has an enviable track record of growth and profitability and is a world leader in design, manufacture and support of valve actuators, control systems and related accessories. Rotork Controls manufactures heavy duty electric actuators including highly accurate rotary and linear actuators for process control applications and network control systems. The culture of the company is characterised by individuals who share a very ethical, people centered, team oriented and customer focused approach; a pride in high standards; and a commercially robust approach to business coupled with an emphasis on excellence.


As part of a succession planning strategy, Rotork Controls Ltd seek to appoint an Assistant Financial Controller who, on adequate achievement of performance and development, will take their place as part of the senior management team within 24 – 36 months in the role of Financial Controller. Working closely with the current Financial Controller and Plant Manager, you will supervise and develop a team of five. Responsibilities will be to oversee the department, to ensure robust controls are maintained, and that routine reporting is both timely, accurate and compliant with statutory and Group policies. Specific duties will include:

  •   Monthly Management Accounts with analysis and commentary
  • Assisting with Budgets, Forecasts and Profit Forecasting to Group
  • Assisting with preparation of Yearend Statutory Accounts
  • Deputising for the Financial Controller
  • Ensuring integrity of Agent Commissions systems
  • Ad hoc analysis and variance reporting
  • Company Tax and VAT computations
  • Liaising with internal and external auditors
  • Ad hoc projects such as due diligence, integrations, and systems development.

The Assistant Financial Controller will be expected to make contributions to improving both processes and financial performance.


You will be a qualified ACMA, ACCA or ACA in industry and planning a career towards a head of finance position. Your CV should demonstrate the foundation skills required to pursue such a role together with a track record of achievements. Possessing both commercial awareness and a high level of computer literacy you will be team oriented, highly motivated, articulate, and possess a good sense of humour. The ability to use initiative and communicate effectively at all levels is essential as is pride in delivering high standards. This is an excellent and rare career development opportunity giving two moves in one for the right candidate.

CVs sent speculatively to Rotork Controls Ltd will be automatically forwarded to Chris Cutting Recruitment

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