Financial Controller

Summary of position:

Job Objective Skills and competencies required:

To ensure comprehensive management accounts are produced on a monthly basis for a portfolio of companies, providing analysis against historical data and monthly/annual budgets. Key tasks:

  • Produce and or review balance sheet schedules each month that agree to the trial balance
  • Produce and/or review revenue reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Prepare/review commentary on management accounts
  • Analyse profit and loss movement and trends on a monthly basis
  • Investigate unusual balances or discrepancies
  • Prepare/review cost recharges for other group companies
  • Work with business units to provide meaningful management accounts.
  • Business partner with managing director, to provide ad hoc and monthly required data for board packs.
  • Support and coach junior staff in developing their month-end skills and knowledge.
  • Monitor cashflows for specified entities to ensure key expenditure requirements can be met.
  • Ensure all returns, payments and statutory requirements are completed on time.
  • Work with external auditors, tax advisors and accountants to provide required information in a timely fashion for annual compliance.
  • Ensure appropriate accounting policies are being applied and follow relevant UK GAAP standards. Other ad-hoc tasks as required.

Skills and competencies required:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) or QBE
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Strong communication skills
  • Comprehensive accountancy knowledge
  • Great attention to detail
  • IT Literate
  • Proven problem-solving attitude
  • Ability to work with sensitive information
  • Ability to work autonomously but also as part of a team
  • Adaptable and open to change

UK Driving Licence required (as there will be some ad hoc travel in the role)


Companies in the group hold accreditations for ISO:9001 and ISO:27001.  All employees are responsible as an integral part of their role to uphold the Quality Management Systems in line with ISO:9001 and the Information Security Management Systems in line with ISO:27001 and the internally documented practises.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent