Location: Multimatic Niche Vehicles Assembly Europe, Coventry, United Kingdom
Posted: December 19th, 2019
Multimatic is a privately held, global enterprise supplying engineered components, systems and services to the automotive industry. The company’s core competencies include the development and manufacture of complex mechanisms and body hardware, suspension systems and body structural components; the design, engineering and development of lightweight composite automotive systems, and the limited-volume build of speciality vehicles.
Multimatic Niche Vehicle Assembly Europe (MNVAE), located in Coventry UK, is a world-class facility responsible for the production of future bespoke vehicles. MNVAE is currently seeking a financial Controller to join our team and be responsible for all accounting activities for the business .
Unit B, Earlplace Business Park
Coventry, West Midlands
Scope of Position:
To increase company profitability by studying and improving the systems which track and report financial data, and by creating, studying and improving the systems which drive, interpret and analyse management information
Establish and monitor procedures and policies designed to regularly report relevant financial information, both within the division and to the Group and Head Offices, and alert General Manager and Group Office to serious risks and opportunities to improve the business performance
Prepare monthly financial statements, including Controller’s Comments, cash flow forecasts, Net income and Contribution Margin walks
Analyse actual results compared to budget, and initiate corrective action as necessary
Prepare audit package for annual audit and coordinate year-end activities
Prepare annual budgets and monthly re-forecasts
Maintain integrity of financial systems – SAP, Cognos, and Shipping system
Participate in the Annual Business Plan development
Assist with preparation of annual research and development claims for investment tax credits
Implement and monitor internal controls to ensure integrity and timeliness of financial information
Interface with all departments to determine requirements for and proper use of financial information, including participation in regular managers’ meetings
Manage personnel in Accounting and Administration department responsible for accounts receivable, payables, inventory, fixed assets, office administration, human resources and payroll
Display equity, leadership and training to build an effective team
Share and promote the objectives contained in the”President’s Message” with all staff
Conduct employee performance reviews for department personnel minimum annually
Provide meaningful analysis to the General Manager and Operations team to achieve cost savings initiatives at the plant
Perform other duties as required
Completion of a recognized accounting designation (CIMA, CA, ACCA, CPA).
Five years accounting experience, automotive parts or manufacturing industry experience is highly desirable
Computer literacy, SAP and advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Above average written and oral communication skills
Capable of organizing and managing priorities, business equipment and problem solving techniques
Must be able to travel within and outside of the UK as required
Multimatic is an equal opportunity employer.
If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume. We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.