Financial Controller - FD Designate

Job Title: Financial Controller - FD Designate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Start Date: 05/02/2019
Reference: 13989705/001_1556793358
Contact Name: Richard Hailey
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 02, 2019 11:35

Job Description

Exclusively registered to Michael Page, number one Financial Controller is fast growth technology business based in Oxfordshire.

Client Details

A award winning business, who is a market leader within its field that is experiencing exceptional growth.


  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances, suggesting opportunities to exceed budgets and targets
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly management accounts and optimise financial information for the board and management
  • Provide robust commercial challenge to all proposed decisions, predominately at operational level
  • Efficient working capital management including treasury opportunities
  • Advising on the financial implications and consequences of business decisions
  • Interpreting and communicating financial data to non-financial managers
  • Develop the team to support the transition from outsourced finance services
  • Responsibility for liaising with our external accountants
  • Manage and comply with HMRC in respect of the company's tax submissions (Corporation Tax, PAYE and VAT returns)
  • Monitoring and evaluating financial information systems and suggesting improvements where needed, in particular lead a review and recommendation for general ledger software provider.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal control, including GDPR
  • Lead the process of twice yearly pricing review alongside the company's Business Data Analyst.
  • Manage/Mentor staff in the finance department


  • Qualified Accountant (likely ACA, consider ACCA, CIMA) with at least 5 years PQE
  • Proven ability of delivering a high-quality monthly financial reporting suite
  • Ability to make convincing commercial arguments
  • Composure to influence and create an impact on executive team and management across the business
  • High level of drive for results and ability to deliver to deadlines in a fast-paced, high-growth business
  • Strong IT skills, especially in Excel. Sage experience would be useful but not mandatory

Job Offer

A great working environment, to be a key player in senior management team in a business that actual demonstrates their values and an opportunity progress from Financial Controller into a Finance Director.