Financial Controller

Michael Page
Worcestershire, Redditch
11 May 2022
25 May 2022
JN -042022-5432768
Louise O'Donoghue
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Ensure the smooth running of the accounts department, managing the team of 5, whilst providing business critical information to the operational side of the business and building a strong relationship with the Plant Director.

Client Details

Leading manufacturing business based in the Midlands.


  • Manage the finance team of 4-5 direct reports
  • To produce weekly reports such as;
    • Sales and VP
    • Cash reporting
    • Supplier payment plans
    • 13w cashflows
  • Intercompany reconciliations - done monthly before each month end
  • Oversee the preparation of the monthly management accounts and report thereon to the Plant Director and the Group Team
  • Ensure compliance with PAYE, VAT reporting
  • Year end reporting
    • Preparation of year end audit and tax files for the auditors
    • Review of statutory accounts prepared by auditors
    • Support the consolidation process
  • Tax compliance - control the preparation and filing of tax compliance requirements. CT, P11D and other tax filings as necessary in line with HMRC deadlines
  • Budgeting and forecasting - ensure the timely preparation and presentation of annual budgets and other forward planning information
  • Support ad hoc projects - To improve processes, systems and efficiencies throughout our company operations.
  • Ensure the security, integrity, accuracy and timeliness of financial data and systems
  • Ensure company policies and procedures are always adhered to
  • Develop and improve the accounting systems.
  • Develop and improve the integration of back office systems.
  • Be part of the Senior Management Team driving the business forward.
  • Deliver solutions to assist in the control and development of the business.
  • Ensure that the current department's skill set matches the requirements of the business and that staff are able to develop to their full potential.
  • Drive a culture of communication and collaboration within the Finance Team and wider colleagues in the business


  • Relevant professional qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Awareness of IFRS
  • Background in Manufacturing
  • Good communication skills and ability to listen
  • Computer literate and good IT skills
  • Advanced excel skills essential
  • Commercial background and approach
  • Strong data analytical skills
  • Confident and resilient nature
  • Accurate and able to maintain high standards
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Continuous improvement approach to systems
  • Ability to work in a team with other senior staff members from different departments.

Job Offer

Competitive salary, benefits and hybrid working.

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