Financial Controller

Come and bond with us!

We believe in our people and are looking for a new addition to our growing team.

Forgeway are a manufacturing company with big ambitions! With decades of experience and unrivalled technical expertise, our family run business is committed to continuous development within the bonding, sealants and adhesives industry.  Our innovative products are used all over the world within the construction, transport and aerospace sectors.

We are looking for a Financial Controller to deliver a robust finance service function to management and all stakeholders within the company. The role would suit someone who is seeking their next career move who has at least five years industry experience – so they can immediately start to contribute to shaping the finance function.

The role…

Take responsibility for the business management accounts and financial reporting, including monthly accounts and KPI’s, with detailed variance analysis of comparison to budget and forecast.

Leading finance change management processes when we develop new software solutions and the introduction of new costing systems.

Assist with exciting projects such as capital investment proposals as well as being responsible for financial budgets and forecasts, annual audits, financial compliance including developing clear financial policies and procedures.

The skills you will bring…

CIMA qualified with at least five years’ experience in a similar or senior accounting role, ideally with standard costing and manufacturing analysis systems experience.

Ability to prepare budgets, forecasts, costings, batch production, waste disposal analysis to give better insights and drive business decisions.

Able to demonstrate core accounting skills and advanced Excel modelling capabilities.

What we offer…

We are committed to the on-going development of our ‘team’.

A strong commitment to a positive ‘can do’ ethos for every team member.

A role that offers excellent career prospects for the successful candidate.

Free lunch.

Nest pension.

If you would like to join a small but growing team to develop a long-term career with us, please send a short cover letter telling us why you are interested in the role along with your up-to-date CV to careers@forgeway.com by the 15th January 2018.

We will endeavour to confirm receipt and status of your application, but due to high levels of interests if you have not heard from us please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

AGENCIES: We currently work in conjunction with specified agencies – so no agency applications, please.

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We’re proud to have attained accreditation for AS9100 Revision D quality management system for aviation, space and defence. This internationally recognised standard was established to satisfy the Department of Defense (DOD), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) critical quality requirements. Leading aerospace manufacturers and suppliers across the globe require compliance to this certification; and very few adhesive manufacturers hold this accreditation – but Forgeway is one of them.
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