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Group Financial Controller

Michael Page
Slough, England, Berkshire
GBP85000 - GBP90000 per annum + Bonus, PMI, Pension, 25 days holiday
Closing date
8 Jul 2022

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Job Details

Group Financial Controller position working for a high growth international Logistics business based in Slough.

Client Details

Our client is a high growth Logistics and Distribution business, they specialise across multiple sectors and have an international infrastructure. Their head office is based in Slough and the Group Financial Controller will have ownership of the core finance team, managing a large team of both part qualified and qualified accountants.

You will have day to day exposure to the senior leadership team, directors and operational stakeholders across the business. The business is in a exciting phase of growth and expansion, the Group Financial Controller will be pivotal in leading the finance function as the business continues to expand.


Reporting to the CFO, and supporting the wider business, this key role will be accountable for taking ownership of the finance function, and associated accounting responsibilities.

Primary accountability's will include:

  • Financial control and reporting for the international group
  • Reporting in accordance under IFRS/UKGAAP
  • Consolidations and statutory reporting
  • Being a member of the leadership team and managing, coaching and developing junior reports
  • Preparation and presentation of divisional, entity and consolidated group management and statutory financial statements
  • Ensuring consistency and accuracy of data across the regional reporting process
  • Partnering with budget holders to review management accounts with prior year and forecast comparatives to set timetable
  • Owning the audit process and implementing recommendations from internal and external audits
  • Lead and coach the accounting team with both qualified and part-qualified accountants in their day-to-day operation of their core activities
  • Support FP&A and finance business partner teams with the review of dashboards, management accounts, board presentations, and other analysis.


Applicants for this Group Financial Controller position should be a qualified accountants (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with demonstrable experience in a leadership role, managing a large team of accountants. Experience with technical accounts and financial reporting standards including IFRS and UKGAAP are pivotal. Experience from an audit background would be highly advantageous.

Job Offer

Package on offer £85,000-£90,000 Basic salary, Bonus, Pension, Parking, 25 days holiday.

If interested please submit your CV and call Lewis Rowe on 077699 25112.


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.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

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 164 offices in 34 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. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
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• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

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