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Financial Controller

Michael Page
England, Cambridgeshire, Peterborough
GBP50000 - GBP70000 per annum
Closing date
11 Oct 2022

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Job Details

Ensure that all financial transactions of the business are fully reconciled and recorded in line with the company and accounting statutory requirements, and prepare periodic financial statements to the board of directors, Companies House and HRMC. Fulfil company secretarial duties, ensuring that the business is carrying out its legal responsibilities. Ensure accounts are filed on time and reported within deadlines set by regulatory bodies

Client Details

My client, who are part of a larger group, specialise in the manufacturing of industrial grade dryers and dehydrators. With a regional turnover of around £15million, they are now looking for a new Financial Controller to help guide them through what is an exciting period.


  • Conduct month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing processes.
  • Manage local statutory reporting and income tax preparation and submission.
  • Supervise the finance, accounts departments.
  • Manage P&L/ general ledger/ weekly cashflow, credit cards and bank accounts.
  • Supervise weekly/monthly P11Ds/ VAT reconciliations, Intrastat EC sales/HMRC/NI payments, R&D claims.
  • Prepare and review general ledger reconciliations.
  • Manage cash/bank reconciliations in £/$/Euro and prepare related journal entries.
  • Preparation of business unit financial reporting for local and HQ, including budgeting and forecasting.
  • Understand ERP systems and have a thorough understanding of cost/inventory modules.
  • Provide operational financial analysis to department managers.
  • Lead and Manage the annual financial statement statutory audit.
  • Identify opportunities and implement continuous improvement in accounting processes.
  • Analysis of all expenditure-direct and indirect.
  • Provide support / analyses to inventory reduction and stock control.
  • Provide support and/or manage an ERP implementation.
  • Manage foreign exchange values with efficiency and cost-effective management.
  • To be part of the senior management team providing relevant information of financial details and providing support to the other members of the senior management team.
  • To manage details with company accountants to ensure and provide accurate management information.


  • ACCA/ACA/CIMA Qualified Accountant.
  • Exposure / experience in dealing with foreign currency's.
  • Resilient attitude.
  • Positive and inquisitive mindset.
  • Relevant sector experience desirable.

Job Offer

  • Competitive salary of up to £70,000.
  • + other 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.

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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