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UK Controller

Michael Page
Reading, England, Berkshire / England / Berkshire, England
GBP70000 - GBP80000 per annum + + Car Allowance + Bonus
Closing date
18 Apr 2023

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Job Details

Our large-scale international technology client is seeking a skilled and proactive fully qualified accountant to take on an exciting UK Controller position within their established team.

Client Details

Our large-scale international technology client is seeking a skilled and proactive fully qualified accountant to take on an exciting UK Controller position within their established team.


The UK Controller will lead on a broad range of activities including leading the monthly reporting cycle for the UK, preparation and delivery of UK statutory accounts, efficiency improvements, international tax deliverables and playing a pivotal role in implementing a new finance system, in addition to numerous other ad-hoc projects.

Main Responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation of IFRS consolidated statutory accounts including support of the Audit (Working closely with the company's external auditor)
  • Support statutory reporting group to complete and file UK statutory accounts
  • Support statutory compliance requirements
  • Support local accounting and bridging between local accounts and group accounts
  • Contact person for finance operation functions with other accounting shared services: AP, Payroll, Revenue, Tax
  • Review and reconciliation of UK balance sheets
  • GL ownership for UK legal entities - ongoing and at period close
  • Support other GL activities and projects as required


We are inviting applications from individuals with the following skills and attributes:

  • Fully qualified with post-qualification experience
  • Practice background with some experience working in industry (preferred)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational and multitasking skills
  • Strong IT skills, with specific expertise using Excel.
  • Experience with Oracle or other ERP Applications would be advantageous
  • Proactive "can-do" attitude and sets high standards
  • Commitment to quality in all aspects of work
  • Comfortable working to tight deadlines

Job Offer

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will receive a highly competitive salary, in addition to a car allowance, bonus and extensive 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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