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Financial Controller

Michael Page
Newport, Wales
GBP70000 - GBP80000 per annum
Closing date
23 Aug 2022

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Construction and property
Salary band
£70,000 - £80,000, £80,000 - £90,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

The role could go perm for the right person but initially will be on a 3 - 6 month fTC

Client Details

My client are a large business in their own right who are a subsidiary of a very large UK business.


This is a key role in the Finance division of this large business.

Reporting to the FD the FC plays a pivotal role in the success of the business.

The FC plays a key business partnering role to the SMT in the businesss and leads in the preparation of the monthly financial and transnational accounting function

The FC will lead on the the statutory audit process, linking in with both internal and external audit partners, ensuring governance and compliance are adhered to with SOX, accounting standards and rules of business, and are in line with group requirements

You will be responsible and manage Capex applications and requests through to Group. The FC will be responsible for the provision of effective timely and accurate financial information being produced, providing insight and challenge to the SMT on financial and business KPIs and contract performance

You will manage a team of circa 23 staff with 5 direct reports in the Financial Accounting, PL and SL as well as VAT/TAX, Contract Accounting, Treasury Management, developing strong and robust Risk and control frameworks.


You will be a qualified Accountant with ACA, ACCA or CIMA

Ideally you will have worked in a Manufacturing, Construction or engineering however other large company experience will be considered.

You will have excellent change management experience and and the ability to challenge change at all levels.

You will have managed a full statutory audit and be used to working with both external and internal audit

Ideally you will have contract accounting experience (ifrs 15)

You will be a good leader and be able to managed staff in a hybrid fashion

Job Offer

an initial 3-6 month FTC

Potential for t2p

Salary c £70,000 - £80,000

Hybrid working - 2-3 days a week on site


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
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• 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”

Visit the Michael Page website for more information

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