Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Salary: £46000 - £50000 per annum
Reference: JN -092020-1230221_1600439476
Contact Name: Rachel Tammadge
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 18, 2020 15:31

Job Description

Michael Page are recruiting for a Financial Controller to join a commercial Public Sector organisation based in Wakefield.

Client Details

The client is a large Public Sector organisation based in Wakefield. They operate very commercially and are recruiting for a Financial Controller to join their established and successful team. The client is an excellent employer and offers one of the most competitive benefits package on the market including an excellent pension and holiday allowance, flexible working and free parking.


As the Financial Controller, duties will include but are not limited to, managing a small team, leading the team who is responsible for producing monthly and annual accounts, preparing budgets and forecasts, acting as a business partner to managers and budget holders across the organisation, monitoring the cash flow, preparing the annual statement of Accounts, producing monthly budget holder reports, managing the forecasting procedures and processes, working closely with the Head of Finance, dealing with queries and other ad hoc duties.


The successful candidate will:

  • Be a fully Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ ACCA/ACA/ CIPFA) ESSENTIAL
  • Have prepared budgets and forecasts previously ESSENTIAL
  • Have managed staff previously either in a manager, supervisor or team leader position ESSENTIAL
  • Have worked with budget holder previously ESSENTIAL

Job Offer

£46,000- £50,000 + Permanent position + Financial Controller opportunity + Commercial Public Sector organisation + Wakefield based + free parking + very competitive pension and holiday allowance