Financial Controller

Michael Page
London, England, City of London
GBP85000 - GBP100000 per annum + Hybrid working
15 Aug 2022
12 Sep 2022
JN -082022-5721447
Camilla Strachan
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
Full Time
  • Reporting into co-founding directors, you will have full ownership over the finance department
  • They haven't had to hire into the team for a while, so they are using this opportunity to bring someone on board who's dynamic and agile, who can revamp the department and challenge the status quo
  • They have good tools and systems available which need utilising more

Client Details

  • My client is an established construction company in North West London with a great reputation for it's work in the commercial, residential and leisure space
  • They have a diverse portfolio of projects ranging in size from £10-20m
  • They employee just under a 100 employees and offer hybrid working


  • No two days are ever the same at this construction company, so what you'll be up to will vary. The pace they
    move at also means priorities will change and you'll need to be comfortable with this
  • Managing a small team, you will need to develop and grow the department whilst reporting into the co-founding director
  • You'll need to ensure that the organisation meets the necessary tax, permit and licensing requirements
  • You'll need to be collaborating with the executive team in establishing more effective processes and controls to ensure the integrity of the company's ledger
  • You'll be overseeing all financial control activities, including the review and analysis of monthly and quarterly numbers and disclosures
  • You'll be providing executive management with accurate and comprehensive financial information to guide effective policy making and financial strategising
  • You'll be summarising budget trends, analysing deficiencies and reporting variances to executives
  • You'll be providing external auditors with the necessary documentation and support
  • You'll be taking care of tax preparation duties or liaising with external tax accountants for tax preparation


You should apply if:

  • You have experience working with a main contractor
  • You have proven leadership experience
  • You have the ambition to revamp a finance department, making changes where necessary
  • You have a strong personality to business partner effectively with the board of directors
  • You are hands on and agile

Job Offer

  • Discretionary bonus
  • Free gym membership
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Statutory pension
  • Hybrid working after probation

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