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Financial Controller

Michael Page
North Yorkshire, England, York
Closing date
10 Feb 2023

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Construction and property
Salary band
£70,000 - £80,000
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

This is a senior management position reporting to the Finance Director.

You will have full management responsibility for the Management and Financial Accounts team and remit to grow and develop this team.

The position should act as a partner to the wider business and have a very good understanding of what the accounts mean for the business through relationships with operational and commercial roles.

Client Details

Our client are a PE backed business with turnover of c£100mil. The business is growing and therefore going through an exciting period of change, so you'll need to be comfortable in a fast-paced environment.


The role is responsible for the following:

  • Accurate and timely reporting of the company's financial information
  • Safeguarding of assets through robust financial controls
  • Ensuring other departments have the financial information and KPIs they require to optimise performance.


  • Monthly Reporting: Produce, review and report the monthly results
  • Treasury: Daily cashflow reporting and forecasting, management of Invoice Discounting facility, bank admin and relationships, foreign currency management
  • Financial Control: Maintain excellent financial controls and consistent practice
  • Tax: Preparation of VAT and PAYE returns, collate Corporation Tax data for external preparation
  • Statutory Accounts: Management of annual statutory audit and preparation of statutory accounts
  • Analysis: Periodic reporting both internally and externally, ad-hoc reporting as required, KPI reporting
  • Business Growth: Involvement in business acquisitions as required including integration
  • Continuous Improvement: Challenge and improve existing processes within the function and work with colleagues outside of the department to optimise business processes


  • Qualified CIMA, ACCA or ACA
  • Strong financial accounts experience
  • Excellent and natural leader
  • Very strong analytical skills including advanced Excel skills
  • Be confident communicating and presenting to senior management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organisational skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Evidence of positively participating in and supporting effective teams
  • Natural decision-maker, able to exercise judgement and take responsibility
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to manage change and constantly challenge the status quo
  • Determined and resilient, with the drive to complete tasks
  • Energetic and proactive

Job Offer

On offer is the chance to put your mark on a new team within a growing PE business. A competitive salary and benefits package is offered, as well as hybrid working and a high trust environment.


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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