Financial Controller

Michael Page Finance
England, West Midlands, Wolverhampton
£325 - £350 per day
Closing date
Nov 5, 2021

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Job Details

  • To provide the company management and Business Units with timely and accurate MI.
  • To provide robust Financial Information to support the Group and External Reporting requirements.

Client Details

My client is a leading manufacturing business based in Wolverhampton.


  • Control monthly reporting processes and production of monthly accounts.
  • Control and produce daily cash forecasts
  • Prepare fully supported balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Subsequent monitoring and detailed analysis of the P&L based on opportunities and threats identified
  • Analysis of sales, production and purchasing processes driving business performance
  • Planning and reporting of Key Indicators
  • Designing advance reports and tools for use within the business to improve visibility and decision making
  • Conducting quality assurance of systems and accounting processes to ensure robustness,
  • Provide financial acumen to Continuous Improvement and Capital investment projects
  • Manipulating and interpreting of large sets of business data using proprietary and bespoke software
  • OverseeTransactional accounting, including:
    • AP and AR - including management of dedicated resource (potentially remote)
    • Purchasing system
    • Intercompany
    • Treasury
    • VAT and Tax


  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • CIMA/ACA/ACCA Qualification
  • Solid Financial and Management Accounting experience
  • Ability to grasp production processes and understand the wider business picture
  • Ability to work on projects and solve problems independently
  • Sound leadership and management skills along with the ability to influence

Job Offer

£300 - £350 per day 6 month contract


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 155 offices in 36 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package. We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career.

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