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Matthew Wainwright

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Matthew is an MSc qualified and experienced consultant. He specialises in the identification and placement of accounting, finance and risk management professionals, from newly qualified to board level across a range of engineering and manufacturing sectors.

These include automotive, aerospace, general manufacturing and consumer goods. Possessing the ability to clearly understand and translate business needs, he has an excellent track record of delivering exceptional candidates with the required qualifications, experience and personality to meet the client’s needs and objectives.

With success working on confidential retained assignments as well as contingent projects, his client base ranges from local SMEs to corporates with international Our professionalism and integrity means that we take the time to listen to your requirements and provide only the best people for your roles, aiming to find clients and candidates their perfect fit for fulfilling, long-term placements.

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Financial Controller

FINANCIAL CONTROLLER £48,000-£60,000 + bonus + car + bens Irlam, Greater Manchester (Relocation Allowance Considered) Manufacturing / Off Highway 2+ Year Fixed Term The Role This position is the Lead Finance Manager for the business site in question, part of a larger $200m revenue business unit, and $2bn overall UK operation: Manage and direct a small on-site finance team. Analyse Sales & Profit Margin data; evaluating against previous results and forecasts. Maintain Inventory & Standard Cost accounts for a large site with almost 50,000 individual component lines. VAT and Intrastat reporting for UK and international orders. Work with non-accounting colleagues to create detailed financial forecasts. The Person This opportunity is ideal for a Qualified Accountant to continue their development in a professional blue-chip environment. To be successful you will: Demonstrate sound technical accounting ability, being able to both report financials and think commercially. Familiarity with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX / S-Ox) standards is advantageous. Have worked with multinational corporate organisations in the manufacturing or engineering sectors. Possess a full ACA / ACCA / CIMA Accounting Qualification Have directly managed a small team of junior colleagues. Display advanced Excel skills. The Company Our client is a global manufacturer and supplier of components to off-highway vehicles and heavy machinery. They now seek a capable and dynamic finance professional to take charge of the finances of one of their sites in the North-West. The site is commutable by car from Manchester, Staffordshire, Cheshire and Lancashire; conveniently near to both the M6 and M62. Relocation Assistance is on offer for the successful candidate, if it is required. How to Apply To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration.

Contract / Irlam, Greater Manchester

Statutory Accounting Manager

Statutory Accounting Manager To £49,000 + 20% Bonus + Car + Benefits Cannock, Staffordshire Infrastructure & Utilities Permanent The Role This position plays a key part in the finance team, responsible for the preparation of Statutory Accounting procedures for multiple entities, including the group's largest trading entity: Coordinate the preparation of the Group Statutory Accounts and Shared Service Accounts. Undertake Internal Audits and prepare for all relevant documentation for External Audits. Organise the compilation of Tax packs. Manage the activities of a junior colleague, reviewing work and allowing the development of that person. Take ownership of internal accounting controls & procedures. The Person This opportunity is ideal for a Qualified ACA / ACCA Accountant who is looking for a position which promotes initiative whilst retaining a mutually supportive group network. To be successful in this position you will: Demonstrate excellent understanding of Financial Accounting, Statutory Accounts, Audit and Tax matters. This could have been gained either in industry, or a Big 4 / Top 10 Practice dealing with corporate clients. Be familiar with various reporting standards, primarily IFRS (FRS102). Possess a full and recognised ACA / ACCA qualification, or equivalent. Advanced capability in Excel. SAP and CaseWare use would be advantageous. The Company Our client is a global company involved in civic infrastructure and the environment. Due to the size of the business, they can offer continued professional development, promotion, and opportunity to work in a range of locations, to those who seek it. How to Apply To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration.

Permanent / Cannock, Staffordshire

Risk Analyst - Strategy & Implementation

Risk Analyst - Strategy & Implementation To £36,000 + Bonus + Benefits Permanent Financial Services Solihull, West Midlands The Role This position will play in important part in determining the direction of Risk frameworks and improving upon existing infrastructure. Key activities include: Developing Credit Risk & Lending Policy across the business. Analysis and review of Credit Decision models and processes. Implementing changes across the Risk department, delivering against agreed project timescales. Monitoring and reviewing changes to ensure compliance and successful integration. The Person This opportunity is ideal for a Risk professional to play an important part in the continued development of a commercially focussed department. You will possess: Detailed understanding of Risk within the Financial Services sector, ideally Consumer Lending / Retail Credit Risk. Good ability in Excel, some SAS Base or SQL is advantageous. Some knowledge of Risk implementation tools and Decision Engine Systems. These may include Experian NBSM, Probe, Triad or similar software packages. A degree in a Mathematical or Business-related subject. The Company Our client is an established financial services provider in the retail banking space, with an upbeat culture and ongoing training & development opportunities. How to Apply To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration.

Permanent / Solihull, West Midlands