Rutherford Cross is delighted to be working in partnership with successful manufacturing business, John McGavigan Ltd to appoint a Management Accountant.


Established in 1861, John McGavigan Ltd is an award winning leading manufacturer of plastic components predominantly for the automotive market.  The business is renowned for its expertise and the high-quality products it makes.  The company has developed a comprehensive and long-standing network of suppliers and partners, globally.  John McGavigan Ltd is built on a team ethos of taking pride in their work, the success of their clients, and the results they achieve together.

In 2009 the company went through an MBO following the downturn of the automotive industry.  The business is owned by a combination of certain members of management and private equity backing from Maven Capital.

The business is made up of two trading entities, John McGavigan Ltd and its wholly owned Chinese subsidiary McGavigan Decorative Technology (Suzhou) Ltd.  The combined turnover is exceeded £30m in 2017, with significant growth expected to continue in China and a period of stability anticipated for the UK based business.  For the year ending 31st December 2017, the Group made an overall profit (EBITDA) of £5.3m and invested £2.6m in Capex in the last year.

The Management Accountant role has been created in response to the retirement of a long-standing member of the finance function and the Group Finance Director taking an opportunity to redistribute duties.  The purpose of this change is to provide the Site Plant Director with greater management information to support operational decision-making.  The company’s finance function is lean for a manufacturing business that trades globally.  This role will provide broad exposure and the opportunity to liaise directly with senior stakeholders within the business.

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