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Financial Controller

Michael Page
England, Cheshire
GBP55000 - GBP65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life insurance
Closing date
11 Oct 2022

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Transport and logistics
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000, £60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
From our office
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Job Details

My client is a thriving logistics firm who are looking for a skilled financial controller to join their team. With a fast-track progression route to Finance Director, this position is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to excel in highly successful business.

Client Details

My client is looking for a 'hands-on' Financial Controller to join the established team and support the continued growth of the business.

Based in Cheshire, you will form part of the Senior Management Team, and as well as leading the day-to-day finance function you will be responsible for improving the commercial decision making of the business and strengthening internal controls and processes.


· Overall leadership of the finance team

· Full ownership of the P&L, balance sheet, cash flow and associated management accounts

· Report and present key financials to the site and group

· Implement and maintain robust financial controls

· Lead the SMT in terms of commercial decision-making including pricing and profitability analysis

· Partner senior group stakeholders and board in presenting and explaining financial information and performance of the business

· Preparation of detailed annual budgets, re-forecasts, and long-term strategic plans

· Drive the annual audit process and statutory accounts production

· Create new and update existing processes to drive internal efficiencies and maintain best practice for the business needs

· Be an active participant in the devising and implementation of IT systems and strategies

· Lead and manage site finance team


· Qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent)

· Experience and knowledge of warehousing / supply chain management or manufacturing

· Sound budgeting, forecasting, and reporting knowledge - able to identify and communicate variances

· Proven leadership and management skills

· Understanding the relationship of KPIs and cost drivers to financial management / performance of the contract against budgets and forecasts

Job Offer

  • Bonus
  • Pension
  • Life insurance
  • Generous holiday package


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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