Financial Controller

Michael Page Finance
England, Hampshire, Basingstoke
£60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Closing date
Nov 9, 2021

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The financial controller will manage a small team of management accounts & AP whilst being responsible for, month end reporting and group reporting submissions, the year end audit, group tax, working capital, finance processes, financial risk and support a systems upgrade.

Client Details

My client are one of the worlds largest, market leading manufacturing businesses. Family owned and headquartered from the US my client are growing fast and have opportunities to develop and expand.


  • Manage, develop and motivate the Management Accountant (BS & CF) and Accounts Payable Team.

  • Manage the month end close process ensuring monthly management accounts and Group reporting submissions and forms are accurate, complete and on time

  • Prepare the year end Group reporting package and UK statutory accounts ensuring submissions are accurate, complete and on time

  • Manage the year end audit and relationship with the auditors

  • Produce the year end Group tax package and UK tax returns ensuring submissions are accurate, complete and on time

  • Manage the preparation of all other tax submissions (VAT, P11Ds, PSA etc)

  • Manage working capital (purchase-to-pay and inventory processes), lease accounting, fixed assets, intercompany, deferred revenue, overheads & non op costs, and cash / banking (daily, monthly & forecast reporting), ensuring appropriate internal controls are in place

  • Work closely with the Business Finance Manager on business finance processes (FP&A, budgets, order-to-cash, commissions, payroll, other) ensuring appropriate internal controls are in place

  • Document and maintain financial policies and procedures, ensuring the UK remains compliant with external financial accounting and Group reporting requirements

  • Document and maintain financial risk control matrices (key risks and controls) and drive compliance with key controls

  • Manage financial systems including delivery of upgrades and developments

  • Support the business ensuring all queries are dealt with on a timely basis

  • Continuously improve and streamline processes and systems

  • Ad hoc & projects


You will be:

  • ACA/ACCA Qualified
  • Degree Educated
  • Previous Controllership Experience
  • IFRS Reporting
  • Steady CV
  • Hands on
  • Team Management experience (5+)

Job Offer

  • Salary £55k- £65k depending on experience
  • Pension
  • Health
  • Life assurance
  • Access to Perkbox app (perks, discounts)
  • Access to Employee Wellbeing app
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme


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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