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Financial Controller

Michael Page Finance
England, West Midlands, Wolverhampton
£60000 - £65000 per annum
Closing date
Dec 3, 2021

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Full Time
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Job Details

This is a broadly focused Financial Controller position that involves team management, in addition to being to pivot between finance and non-finance - communicating key finance information to help drive strategy and business performance.

Client Details

This successful manufacturing business is part of a wider UK group and is a leading manufacture with ambitious plans to keep growing the group, both organically and through acquisition.


The main purpose of this Financial Controller is to manage the day-to-day financials, act as a key link between finance and other departments within the business in order to proactively manage budgets and forecasts as well as provide day to day management of the finance team. Reporting into the General manager, this will be a varied role with duties to include:

  • Managing a team of four
  • Oversee the day-to-day running of the finance and customer service functions
  • Work as part of the Senior Management Team to drive the business forward
  • Produce the management accounts pack and review with the Senior Management Team
  • Manage cashflow and forecasting
  • Monthly forecasting
  • Preparation of budgets and variance analysis
  • Managing relationship with Internal and External audit team
  • Ensure customer complaints are dealt with effectively
  • Oversee the management of order processing and the order book


The successful candidate will have a track record at Financial Controller or Finance Manager level, be technically very strong and have a deep understanding of finance systems.

Ideally you will be coming from a manufacturing or consumer goods background.

Being comfortable in a fast-paced, changing environment is essential, as is a willingness to interact with senior stakeholders outside of the finance function

Job Offer

Up to £65,000


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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