Financial Controller

Financial Controller

Amplifi Talent is working exclusively with BLK BOX for the appointment of a Financial Controller to join their team on a permanent basis.

BLK BOX is one of the UK s leading fitness solutions brands, a position it has achieved from a relentless pursuit of excellence and a passion for the industry, which has led to innovative and market leading products. It has a clear mission and that is to become the best fitness equipment company and brand in the world.

This is a business built for athletes by athletes.

have designed, manufactured, and installed gym solutions for some of the highest profile and prestigious brands in the world.

Alongside gym groups such as PureGym, these include elite sporting institutions and corporates including Manchester United, Arsenal, Google, Nike, and both Irish and Ulster Rugby.

The company was founded by Greg Bradley and has grown significantly in recent years. To meet this growth, and increased customer demand both in terms of volume and complexity, there has been major investment in developing the team and enhancing manufacturing capability. The company has an impressive 140,000 sq. ft manufacturing and distribution facility in Newtownabbey.

This has enabled BLK BOX to consolidate their offices, R&D, manufacturing, and distribution in one central location.

BLK BOX has embarked on the next phase of its growth journey, scaling exponentially on the back of multiple contract wins, strategic hiring, and considerable capital investment.

This is a varied role reporting to an experienced Finance Director. This business is an Industry leader, and the finance department is evolving and growing. This offers the potential for career progression.

This is a great opportunity for the right person with the right ambition to work closely with the senior management team who are looking to bring a future leader into their rapidly growing, innovative business.

With their ambitious growth plans, they are at a critical juncture in their journey.

This is a key role for the business, and they are seeking an individual who will bring improvements and add value to the role and to BLK BOX.

The successful individual will support, lead and mentor the finance team.

In addition, you will support the business and its growth objectives.

The Role

The role will have a broad mix of financial reporting and accounting, you would lead the monthly, quarterly and year end close process, be involved with implementing new systems and building out the finance business partnering process.


  • Monthly Management Accounts preparation
  • Financial control of all aspects of working capital particularly debtors, stock, and creditors.
  • Financial control of all fixed assets in the manufacturing department
  • Financial budgeting, forecasting, and planning.
  • Decision support for all aspects of the department aimed at improving overall performance.
  • Development and reporting of financial and other KPI s for the department
  • Ad hoc work including investment analysis to support operational decisions.
  • Compliance with all taxation and UK & IE VAT regulations.
  • Responsibility for weekly and monthly payroll.
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders
  • Cashflow forecasting
  • Audit ownership
  • Mentoring of the finance team

We are looking for a highly capable Qualified Accountant who wants to work in a busy and growing company. You will take ownership and be disciplined and methodical in your approach to the responsibilities of the role.

You MUST be a team player.

The Person

  • Qualified Accountant ideally with 3-5 years PQE
  • Experience in the Manufacturing/Engineering Sector is an advantage but not a requirement.
  • A good understanding of manufacturing processes is an advantage.
  • Demonstrable record of accomplishment of success in a fast-paced growing business
  • Experience of working with a leading ERP system
  • Accuracy and skills in calculating figures.
  • Strong attention to detail; a right first-time attitude and approach.
  • Ability to work in a busy environment, working to tight deadlines.
  • Strong excel skills.

    This role will be a key member of the Finance Team and as such, we are seeking an individual who is a leader, who has managed teams and who is ambitious and focussed.

    This role offers exciting career progression!

    Please contact Sinead Walsh for a confidential discussion or apply via the link!