Financial Controller - 12 month FTC

Job Title: Financial Controller - 12 month FTC
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Surrey
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Start Date: 01/05/2020
Reference: 14095124/001_1588341633
Contact Name: Michael Ternent
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 01, 2020 15:00

Job Description

Reporting to the FD the role is a challenging and high profile position with a leading part to play in driving changes in the Finance function. The role will lead a team of both qualified and part-qualified accountants.

Client Details

My client is a blue-chip, global market leader based in Surrey.


  • Primarily responsible for the financial management and control
  • Developing the ongoing accounting and finance support model for a growing business
  • Ensuring rigorous financial control for projects making sure cost are monitored throughout and in line with group governance
  • Executive level management reporting to enable efficient and successful running of the entity within budget and transfer pricing rules
  • Monthly and quarterly close in line with group timetable and governance
  • Statutory accounts including lead contact with external auditors
  • Strong cash flow management and balance sheet controls (incl. balance sheet reconciliations)
  • Successful management of the intercompany process, building strong relationships with multiple finance contacts across the group to ensure smooth running and prompt payment
  • Comply and maintain expert knowledge on transfer pricing rules and ensure legal documentation is in place to support transactions
  • Submitting VAT and Statutory Returns to Companies House and HMRC
  • Identifying opportunities to leverage financial and process synergies across the Group
  • Management of a small team of a Finance Manager and Accountants
  • Assisting with various ad hoc projects


To be considered for the Financial Controller role in Surrey you will be a qualified accountant with strong reporting and management experience along with:

  • Excellent communicator at all levels and across all business functions
  • Ability to build strong relationships and networks across the organisation
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Self-starter, motivated and ambitious
  • Well-developed financial accounting expertise
  • Capable of challenging in a constructive and positive manner
  • Able to listen and influence / persuade through weight of reasoning and character
  • Ability to think strategically coupled with strong delivery skills

Job Offer

Salary of £70,000 - £80,000 plus car, bonus and excellent benefits