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Financial Controller
to £60,000 + Bens + Bonus
Near Salisbury CCR 1230

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Chemring Countermeasures Ltd is situated north of Salisbury and easily reached from Swindon, Trowbridge, Chippenham and Southampton. It is one of the world leaders in the design, development and manufacture of advanced expendable countermeasures for air and sea platforms. It is a £55 million (UK) subsidiary of Chemring plc.


Reporting to the Finance & IT Director and supported by a small team, you will be responsible for providing comprehensive financial support for all financial and commercial related issues to multidisciplinary stake holders. You will also be expected to develop strong financial controls and manage, lead and develop the Finance department. Specific duties will include:-

• Maintenance / improvement of relevant policies / processes

• Co-ordination of Budgets and 5 Year Plans

• Input of forecasts

• Management of working capital

• Overhead control

• Monthly reporting

• Cash reporting;

• Balance sheet reconciliations and control

• Banking bonds and guarantees

• R&D tax claims

• Statutory audit management and tax liaison

• Internal Audit management


You will be a qualified (ACMA, ACCA, ACA) possessing sound statutory management accounting, financial and statutory reporting skills and a demonstrable record of achievement in process, controls and cost improvement. Advanced Excel and good systems experience combined with confidence, good communication skills and the drive to achieve goals are essential to success in this role. This is an excellent career move to your first Financial Controller role.


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