Financial Controller - PE Backed Business

Michael Page
£65000 - £75000 per annum + Car Alllowance and Bonus
14 Feb 2019
14 Mar 2019
Matt Taylor
Contract type
Part time

The role will report and work closely with a driven and enthusiastic CFO. The Financial Controller position is a hands-on role with responsibility for overseeing the efficient running of the Finance function of a growing and dynamic business. Business Partnering and stakeholder management is essential in this role as the Financial Controller will be liaising with COO, CEO and investors on a weekly basis.

Client Details

Growing PE Backed Business who have been growing rather nicely over the past couple of years, the CFO is looking for someone who be a solid No.2 with the ability to step up and deputise as and when needed! As well as providing strategic advice, the board and advisors have a strong track record when mentoring both entrepreneurs and future Finance Directors in PE/growth scenarios.


  • Co-ordination and completion of the annual budget and forecasting process
  • Consolidation of the year end Group accounts and the preparation of the year-end statutory accounts
  • Lead the team responsible for the preparation of monthly reports on profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow
  • Preparing additional supporting analysis and KPI's to feed into the monthly management reporting packs
  • Preparation of key reporting information, liaising with applicable managers to ensure that costs are being properly recorded/managed and variances investigated and explained
  • Undertake regular business partnering and training with the wider business to ensure all relevant budget holders and senior managers report accurately
  • Management and development of the finance team


  • ACA/ICAS, ACCA or CIMA qualified
  • The ideal candidate will have previous experience as an FC in a PE-backed business
  • Strong people manager with the ability to improve and develop a finance function
  • High degree of personal gravitas with the ability to engender the confidence of the PE owners

Job Offer

  • £65,000 - £75,000 basic
  • Car Allowance
  • Bonus
  • Pension
  • Health care

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