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Financial Controller - Manufacturing

East Sussex   •  £70,000 - 80,000  •  Permanent, Full time

Job Title: Financial Controller (On-Site 5 days a week)

Salary: 70k - 80k

Location: East Sussex

Reporting to: Managing Director

Responsible for: Finance, Information Technology (IT), HRM Administration

Company: Manufacturing

CPL Life Sciences are working with a leading manufacturer of specialised imaging detectors and systems covering a diverse range of industries, from aerospace to biomedical, currently employing approximately 70 people.

The current and planned growth of two companies has created the requirement for an experienced, commercially minded Financial Controller with a solid manufacturing background.


As a manufacturer of highly technical and high-performance optical detectors and cameras,they are continually improving their technology and product range. Operationally the companies have evolved along Lean production methodologies and a like-minded Financial Controller is required to ensure that supporting business processes are executed in a manner to achieve company objectives.

Job Summary

The incumbent will have overall responsibility for the finance, information technology and HRM administration support functions across both facilities. The position is supported by direct reports for each of these key activities. The role is a member of the Senior Management Team and will participate in Senior Management meetings and help steer company policy.

Key Requirements

Knowledge of manufacturing control methods

Planning, organisation, and project management capabilities

5-7 years PQE

Qualifications CIMA preferred, but will look at ACCA

Solid Manufacturing experience sound understanding of this industry

Need someone in office 5 days a week, but could look at 4 days for the right candidate

Good ERP software experience able to support/lead implementation of new systems

Team Management experience

Personal Attributes

An experienced Finance Professional, who is driven and can start from the ground running. Someone who enjoys challenges and working in a fast-paced environment, not afraid to get hands dirty, and wants to be part of a small but rapidly growing company.

Strong personality

Confident communicator and decision maker

  • Agency: Cpl Life Sciences
  • Reference: JO-2205-491946
  • Posted: 5th May 2022
  • Expires: 2nd June 2022

Cpl Life Sciences

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