Financial Controller

Michael Page
Bicester, Oxfordshire
£60000 - £75000 per annum
20 Jan 2021
27 Jan 2021
JN -012021-1999962
Nathan Freestone
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

This is a newly created Financial Controller role for a dynamic and fast growing SME in Bicester. The role will be the number one in Finance, reporting to the MD and will involve strategy to grow the Business further.

Client Details

Michael Page are delighted to be exclusively partnering this Business in the next steps of their already exciting journey. The Business has grown rapidly YOY and have ambitious but realistic plans to grow further. The newly created Financial Controller position is pivotal to the Company achieving this objective.


Financial Controller - main purpose of the role is to ensure effective financial controls are in place within the business and to manage the transfer to a numbers based decision making environment.

Reporting to the MD the new FC will be a crucial member of the SLT and will manage the small finance team to ensure that the finance function leads the way in the further development of a successful business.

Duties and responsibilities

Financial Management & Reporting

Take complete control and ownership of the finance and accounting function from data input, cash collection, procurement to preparing detailed reports and budgets with commentaries and management information on a weekly / monthly basis.

Provide monthly analysis and comparison of performance to annual budgets (Planned versus Actual)

Influencing managerial staff and other colleagues about budgets and costs

Help develop and manage financial systems / policies

Controlling and forecasting income and expenditure including cash flow management

Legislative Reporting incl VAT, EC Sales, Intrastat, CT, Audit

In time be responsible for pricing and be involved directly in customer meetings

Payroll, RTI, CIS

Oversee the payroll on a monthly basis.

HR compliance at a basic level

KPI's & Measures

  • Production of weekly / monthly management information in a timely manner
  • Production of annual audit pack
  • Cash flow management
  • Purchase ledger payment performance
  • Sales ledger and credit control performance
  • Management of people plan for finance team

  • Profile

    Qualified accountant - ACA/ACCA/CIMA

    Experience with Logistics, FMCG or Manufacturing

    Job Offer

    Exceptional career progression


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