Project Controller


Background to the current opportunity

Due to continued growth and expansion across Europe, the business requires a new role of Project Controller to support the Operations Accountant with several projects to benefit all four European sites – Cowie, Inverness, South Molton and Genk.

These projects will involve business partnering with a variety of non-financial stakeholders across a range of key divisions including production, manufacturing, engineering, procurement, sales etc. Critical to the success and development of the role will be a candidate who possesses a strong and proactive approach to business partnering with industrial sector experience such as manufacturing, engineering, oil & gas or FMCG.



The first key projects will include:

  1. Product costings
  2. Automation of budgets into AX
  3. Fixed assets and capital reporting
  4. Process optimisation
  5. Identifying process gaps
  6. Statutory reporting


Job description

Roles & Responsibilities

The post holder will be responsible for and undertake:

  • Scoping of work through to implementation of a costing system using newly introduced ERP system;
  • Development of unutilized sections of new ERP system;
  • Implementation of any regularity changes required in company accounting practices; and
  • Support to the operational accounts team during high volume of work periods.

Qualification(s) / Experience


  • Fully qualified accountant (ICAS, ACCA or CIMA) or qualified by experience;
  • Manufacturing experience – ESSENTIAL
  • Advanced excel skills with the ability to manipulate data for financial analysis (including pivot tables and lookups)
  • Effective communication – able to put across messages clearly and concisely;
  • Experience in relationship management;
  • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy and analytical skills;
  • Work on own initiative and manage own time effectively; and
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines in an ever-changing environment.


  • Experience of Microsoft Dynamics AX


Package on offer

Salary: Competitive base salary

Full-time Hours

Normal working hours are 40 per week.


  • Group Profit Share
  • Employer Pension Scheme (employee minimum is 3.5% for employer contribution of 7%)
  • Professional qualification subscriptions covered by company
  • Professional Qualification and CPD Training financial support (where role relevant and agreed with line manager)
  • Permanent Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance (4 times annual salary)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (which is free 24 hours access advice line)
  • Access to Physiofocus (if required for ailments and agreed with Occupational Health)

Annual Leave:

23 days + 8 public days.


Recruitment Process

First round interviews will be with our retained advisors, iMultiply.

All applications should be sent to John Gilbertson, iMultiply, at

Please note any direct or third-party introductions will be sent to iMultiply for review and assessment.


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