Senior Financial Controller

Malta  |  €65,000 - €85,000 

One of our leading clients is looking to recruit a Senior Financial Controller to join their team 


  • Oversee the financial and cost accounting processes undertaken by the Analyst team
  •  Develop junior Staff to secure a proper succession plan and allow talent growth and adaptability
  • Plan, assign and review the team’s work. Support the Company’s periodic performance objective setting and review cycle
  • Responsible for annual budgeting and forecasting. Lead and coordinate with other departments to compile data and analysis leading to the budget/forecasts
  • Prepare and analyse cash forecast and cash-flow projections (both short and long-term)
  • Monitor actual expenditure against the budget and forecasts. Ensure alignment and analyse / report
  • Responsible for the standard costing process leading to the landed cost of Raw and Packing Materials
  •  Responsible for the implementation and automation of existing & new company procedures related to sourcing of raw materials and associated usage processes
  • Responsible for the continuous evaluation of purchase price variance & control. Collaborate with procurement and logistics to close gaps and to improve standards. variances
  • Responsible for ensuring material usage is aligned to standards and to forecasts.
  • Recommend and deliver actions to manage and improve material usage—partner with operations to develop solutions to minimise waste and implement them accordingly.
  • Ensure continuous alignment to the Company’s profitability target margin.
  • Ensure execution of Pricing / Margin Policy is in-line with Agreed Strategies
  • Ensure adequate commercial planning is in place (short and long term), responsible for commercial scenarios and simulations (marginality)
  •  Provide financial analysis to the top management team to support the achievement of financial goals
  • Provide accurate, timely management and internal reporting for the manufacturing area.
  • Assist the Finance and Control Manager by providing manufacturing-related analysis leading to the budget and forecasts. 
  • Support the CFO and the Finance and Compliance Manager to maintain a robust framework of policies and procedures and be accountable for compliance across the Company. Support the execution and management of the Company risk register
  • Lead the risk management process ensuring adequate activities to identify financial and business risks & mitigate them accordingly.


Skill-sets and Requirements

  • Minimum of 7 years overall experience, with particular focus on FMCG
  • Pricing Strategy & Profitability
  • Direct & Indirect Costing
  • Pricing & Commercial Strategy
  • Profitability Analysis.

Education & Experience

  • Masters Degree in Business / Finance and/or Accountancy Qualification
  • Warranted / Chartered Accountant


  • Car allowance
  • Communication allowance
  • 15% Performance bonus

Job Reference: GN513

  • Primary job focus
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Senior Management
  • Employer industry
    Fast Moving Consumer Goods
  • Languages
    English, Maltese
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