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UK&I Financial Controller

Employer
Michael Page
Location
Avonmouth, Bristol, England
Salary
GBP60000 - GBP65000 per annum
Closing date
15 Feb 2023

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Sector
Retail and wholesale
Salary band
£60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly home

Job Details

To be responsible for the month and year end accounting lifecycle for the UK & Ireland, ensuring robust processes are in place to enable your team to deliver the results in a timely and accurate manner.

Client Details

A globally-renowned retail business who operate at an extraordinary pace. Known for their development of employees and offer a culture of empowerment, flexibility and most importantly... a little bit of fun along the way.

Description

Role Purpose

To be responsible for the month and year end accounting lifecycle for the UK & Ireland, ensuring robust processes are in place to enable your team to deliver the results in a timely and accurate manner.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all balance sheet reconciliations and processes and own the more complex account reconciliations
  • Produce weekly and monthly MI - board packs, payroll reporting etc
  • Manage the month end process including reporting to the business partnering team
  • Manage the year end audit process acting as the main point of contact for UK&I
  • Support the annual budgeting and quarterly reforecasting cycles, working closely with the Finance Business Partners
  • Lead improvement and understanding of financial reporting on business performance, working closely with the business to build and deliver reporting in line with their requirements
  • Deliver accurate month end close and reporting, with commentary on discrepancies
  • Deliver BAU efficiency and reporting developments, working closely with the team and wider business on ways of working
  • There will be a volume of ad-hoc projects to be involved in, lead and delegate

Key Accountabilities

  • Delivers accurate month end close and reporting
  • Ownership of complex account reconciliations
  • Supports the delivery of BAU efficiency and reporting developments
  • Works closely with stakeholders to build and deliver reporting in line with their requirements
  • Develops and maintains key processes

Profile

Qualifications, Skills, Experience & Technical Capabilities

  • ACCA / ACA qualified with significant PQE
  • Experienced in producing management accounts and reliable reporting
  • Excellent technical accounting ability
  • Experience of managing direct reports
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, changeable, environment within a growing business
  • Excellent Excel skills (vlookup, pivot) and data modelling abilities
  • Power BI skills desirable

Job Offer

A competitive salary of up to £65k plus a generous bonus scheme, pension and flexibile working (2 days on site).

Company

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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