Financial Controller

Michael Page
Newport, Wales
GBP70000 - GBP80000 per annum
26 Jul 2022
23 Aug 2022
JN -072022-5698648
Ross Brown
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
Full Time

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

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