Financial Controls Manager

Job Title: Financial Controls Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car/car allowance, bonus, pension
Reference: JN -042021-2559098_1618423276
Contact Name: Anna MacDonald
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Job Published: April 14, 2021 19:01

Job Description

The Finance Controls Manager is responsible for the implementation and management of a financial reporting control framework, including assuring compliance with key financial controls and supporting wider governance and risk management activity within Group Finance.

Client Details

A well-established FTSE 250 business with headquarters based in Chesterfield.


- Leading Financial controls improvements

- Responsible for the integrity of UK ledgers ensuring application of appropriate controls

- Working with process owners to prepare and update process documentation, ensuring that key financial reporting controls across the business are documented

- Develop an annual plan of activity including financial reporting risk assessments and testing of compliance with controls to asses their effectiveness

- Work closely with the wider business to identify and an reduce risks with financial reporting controls

- Support the External Reporting Team to understand developments in accounting standards and financial reporting requirements and adjust internal control activities as necessary

- Responsibility for balance sheet reconciliations and production of balance sheet review packs

- Provide strong leadership and development opportunities for the team


- Big 4/Top 10 Trained, holding a full ACA/ACCA accountancy qualification

- Experience of improving financial control either through audit engagements / secondments to industry or from roles working in industry

- Excellent knowledge of financial reporting and internal control frameworks

- Good knowledge of corporate governance and risk management

- Experience of working within a large listed business, with strong risk and control awareness

- Good people management experience and the ability to support and develop other individuals

- Proven ability to build relationships with senior management

- Track record of driving and implementing change within a business

- Ability to present complex information

- Strong commercial awareness, including industry, corporate governance, risk management and financial reporting

Job Offer

Great salary and benefits package (please enquire)

Flexible working