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Financial Controller

Michael Page
West Midlands, England, Birmingham
GBP70000 - GBP80000 per annum
Closing date
8 Feb 2023

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Arts and culture
Salary band
£70,000 - £80,000, £80,000 - £90,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
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Job Details

Working within a market leading luxury brand based in Birmingham, you will be responsible for the core operational Finance team

Client Details

Michael Page are delighted to be partnering with this market leading luxury brand based in Birmingham.

Due to the ongoing success within the business, a high calibre Financial Controller is now required to support the Director of Finance with all aspects of commercial decision making.


Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Financial Controller will have ownership of the core finance team and associated responsibilities including:

  • Lead and coach the core accounting team with both qualified and part-qualified accountants in their day-to-day core activities.
  • Take ownership of the financial control environment ensuring reporting is robust, accurate and in-line with reporting standards.
  • Ensure consistency and accuracy of data across the wider business.
  • Prepare and present the monthly management accounts.
  • Play a leading role in the audit process and implementing recommendations from external auditors.
  • Manage day to day tax matters (import duty, VAT, rates, Temporary Admissions, corporation tax, etc.)
  • Help lead the transformation of finance into a modern, highly skilled, system and data led team.
  • Help deliver project to upgrade all our systems / processes and to combine the two companies into one


The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant (ACA/ ACCA), ideally having trained with a top tier accountancy firm.

  • Previous experience of leading and developing a finance team
  • Be an excellent communicator - able to flex your style accordingly
  • Strong commercial awareness - able to understand the longer-term impact of business decisions
  • Influencing abilities - both within the business and also with other stakeholders

Job Offer

Salary up to £80,000

Fantastic benefits & Pension

Hybrid working


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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