Financial Controller

England, Surrey, Woking
£60000 - £70000 per annum
Oct 11, 2019
Nov 08, 2019
Michael Ternent
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Qualified

Woking based business in the manufacturing sector is recruiting a Financial Controller.

The role will lead and develop a small team and will offer commercial partnering to non-finance colleagues.

Client Details

My client, based in Woking, is a fast growing division of a larger, international group.


Key responsibilities in the Financial Controller role include:

  • Manage monthly, quarterly, annual financial reporting, including the submissions for Group consolidated reports, focusing on accuracy, reasonableness, and adherence to GAAP, statutory and corporate policies
  • Seek to continually improve financial processes and systems - Identify actions and define procedures to make the close and reporting processes more efficient and accurate.
  • Monitor the day-to-day financial operations within the company, guarantee the reliability of the accountancy data, track the company's financial status and performance to identify guidelines and areas for potential improvement
  • Preparation of annual budget and periodic forecasts; support with analytical analysis the review and the approval process
  • Analyze costs, pricing, variable contributions, sales results and the company's actual performance compared to the budget and forecasts.
  • Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts, identifying opportunities for improvement on cash generation
  • Prepare presentations and financial reports for the Board of Directors, Leadership Team, and other stakeholders
  • Provide insightful information and expectations to the management to aid in long-term and short-term decision-making.
  • Develop performance analyses: prepare KPI's, track key performance measures for the different divisions and product groups and implement indicators improvements;
  • Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.
  • Set up the appropriate and reliable internal control system, ensuring that the company adhere to financial regulations and legislation
  • Design and administer accounting policies and controls, adopt and maintain Group financial policies and procedures
  • Prepare ad-hoc analyses as they relate to operations, capital projects, make or buy, and other critical financial aspects
  • Define and monitor key performance indicators highlighting historical trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variances
  • Provide support to external auditors, and supervision of the year-end audit process


To be considered you will be a fully qualified accountant with relevant experience including staff management exposure.

Job Offer

Salary of £60,000 - £70,000 plus bonus and benefits

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