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Financial Controller

Michael Page
Chichester, West Sussex, England
GBP50000 - GBP55000 per annum
Closing date
17 Feb 2023

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

Our client is looking for a Financial Controller to undertake all aspects of financial management including: management accounting, financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, assisting with the implementation of Group policies and procedures and reporting to Group.

Client Details

Our client, based in Chichester, are looking to take on board a Financial Controller, to undertake all aspects of the finance function. They are one of the biggest names in the manufacturing and production industry, boasting over nearly 75 years of industry experience.


Responsibilities for the Financial Controller are:

  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Assisting with implementation of new accounting system (SAP B1)
  • Manage all accounting operations including A/R, A/P, Cashbook and GL
  • Cashflow management
  • Coordinate the preparation of the budget, financial forecasts and report variances
  • Investigation and reporting of variances
  • Project costing and standard costing
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements: three-day turnaround
  • Month-end and year-end close process
  • Coordinate the preparation of year end reporting and manage the preparation and collation of documentation for the auditors
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Additional duties as necessary


The successful Financial Controller:

  • Experience of managing a small team
  • Experience of producing management accounts
  • Proven working experience as a Financial Controller
  • Statutory accounts preparation experience, preferably to include IFRS
  • B2B manufacturing and distribution experience
  • Experience of ERP implementation
  • SAP Business One Experience

Job Offer

£50k - £55k DoE

Plus 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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