Finance Controller

Michael Page
Surrey, Epsom
£60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
16 Oct 2019
16 Nov 2019
Tom Camp
Contract type
Full time

Aiming to provide 'real time' support and analysis, to be a trusted adviser and to add value that will assist in decision-making. Develop operational excellence by creating visibility of the businesses key control process and working as a business partner.

Client Details

A well known and progressive organisation in the heart of Surrey. Our client is in a fantastic financial position and this is a brand new role.


  • Active management of team, workloads, performance
  • Coach and develop the team and constantly strive to improve their capability
  • Hands-on approach to accurate and meaningful reporting and analysis
  • Implementing and maintaining a robust control environment and necessary processes
  • Technical lead for statutory reporting, researching and implementing new accounting
  • Lead in the oversight of the Change portfolio / project accounting
  • Ensure all policies and procedures are regularly reviewed and updated
  • Oversee production of accurate management accounts for the Group with analysis for
  • Oversight of cost centre reporting out to the business, identifying key messages and
    providing insightful management discussion and analysis
  • Maintaining a robust control and reporting environment for balance sheet reconciliations;
    actively clearing aged items
  • Hands on approach for statutory financial reporting in line with appropriate accounting
  • Ensuring all share-based payments are correctly accounted for
  • Regulator reporting in conjunction with compliance department
  • Actively building robust controls around all processes
  • Questioning and enhancing processes, streamlining or merging/removing where necessary
  • Active in the Finance department internal audit rotations


  • Qualified Accountant (CA / ACCA / CIMA)
  • Managerial experience with enthusiasm for coaching
  • Large company statutory reporting proficiency
  • Strong applied technical accounting experience
  • Interpreting legislation and submitting papers to the Board
  • Fluent in foreign entity consolidation and FX accounting
  • Proactivity in cost centre reporting, review, questioning and reaching cost savings
  • Passion for change and driving efficiencies
  • Project implementation / transformation experience including process improvements
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

Job Offer

£60,000 - £65,000 + Bonus

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