financial Controller/Finance Director

Michael Page Finance
England, Buckinghamshire, High Wycombe
£60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance and great benefits
Closing date
Dec 9, 2021

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Job Role
Finance Director/Head of Finance
Advertising & Marketing
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
Qualified, CIMA
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Job Details

My client is looking for a high-performing, driven, versatile and highly organised qualified finance professional to spearhead the finance function and assist the operations in all finance-related aspects of running the business. As the most senior role in the finance function, this individual must bring with them a breadth of experience and be able to comfortably assert authority amongst other senior members of the company and at board level.

Client Details

Fast growth SME


This a hands on broad all-round number one finance role reporting into the CEO.

  • Ownership of day-to-day management of the operational finance team including managing month end/ year end processes, cashflow and budgeting/forecasting
  • Assist in the development and documentation business processes and accounting policies to strengthen and maintain internal controls
  • Evaluate and manage the internal control environment - highlighting any concerns to senior management
  • Production of monthly management accounts including key business KPIs and reporting
  • Preparation of the monthly board packs for the Directors and full balance sheet reconciliations
  • Manage all audit deliverables through to sign-off
  • Oversee and improve customer invoicing processes
  • Assist with annual budget
  • Oversee VAT return process
  • Ownership of SAP system, process improvements
  • Ensure that financial systems are fit for purpose
  • Integrate acquisitions
  • Keep up to date with accounting standards to ensure compliance
  • Provide leadership, coaching and motivation to the finance team, including regular appraisals, objective settings etc


  • Candidates are required to be fully qualified (ACA / ACCA / CIMA or equivalent) and will have experience of leading a team
  • Candidates must have a previous track record within a senior Financial Controller / Head of Finance role with strong technical knowledge around tax, VAT, capital accounting, funding, financial controls and cash management.
  • SAP expeince and process improvements very desirable
  • In addition, candidates will have excellent stakeholder management experience and first class report writing skills.

Job Offer

Fantastic opportunity to work for a growing business and be involved in further expansion.

Competitive salary plus benefits.


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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