UK Controllership Accountant

Job Title: UK Controllership Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Rugby, Warwickshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 14032327/001_1563465265
Contact Name: Andrew Charlesworth
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 18, 2019 16:54

Job Description

The role will task you to oversee the management reporting process and you will be tasked with communicating to support the entities monthly and quarterly financial process.

Client Details

The business is global and multi-billion dollar conglomerate business based in the Warwickshire region who are a true market-leader in their field. The company has invested over £7 billion in the UK over the past 15 years and now have over 45 working facilities across the country.

They are looking for a newly ACA qualified accountant to join their finance function based out of Rugby and the role provides fantastic exposure whilst also implementing knowledge that you have picked up within practice.


As part of their succession planning, the business is looking for an Accounting Controller to manage the reporting process for different entities across the business on a global level.

Although you wont be directly involved in the statutory reporting process, you will be tasked with overseeing this to ensure that the process is completed in an efficient manner. You will therefore need to communicate effectively across finance and ensure that deadlines are met and that risk is is reduced.

Furthermore, you will also need to ensure the quality of accounts reconciliations and Balance Sheet analysis, to help support the integrity of the accounts. You will perform controllership responsibilities in order to help drive finance and operational teams in the United Kingdom.


In order to be considered for the role, you will need to have had experience within a large accountancy firm and preferably ACA qualified, in order to be able to demonstrate a knowledge of IFRS reporting standards to help you oversee the statutory accountants.

Confident and direct in your communication strategy in order to ensure that controllership is completed effectively.

Strong analytic skills: able to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers, identify risk and drive positive change.

Job Offer

The successful candidate will be granted with a competitive salary with excellent company benefits included.

Opportunity to progress within a global business and develop your career within finance.

Potential international opportunities down the line