Financial Controller

Michael Page
£45000 - £55000 per annum
27 Jan 2021
24 Feb 2021
JN -012021-2002335
Mark Houghton
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

This exclusive Financial Controller position is with a global Oil & Gas business but this subsidiary operates as an exceptionally well run SME business across Europe & Africa. Our client is looking for a hands-on Financial Controller to lead the accounting operations within the UK, which serves markets throughout Europe and Africa.

Client Details

Well known Oil & Gas business that is part of a global organisation


Responsible for monthly close process and the generation of timely, quality financial statements and reporting packages on a monthly, half year and annual basis. Provide analysis and strategic support to regional leadership. Opportunity to work with global finance to streamline global reporting and analysis, and potential for system upgrade.


  • Control of the day to day running of the Finance and Admin departments
  • Produce monthly management accounts
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
  • Prepare half year and year end statutory reporting packs. Work with external auditors to validate these reports.
  • Ensure accuracy of revenue recognition, cost of sales and inventory
  • Work with UK management on effective credit control and direct involvement with cash collection
  • Work with company management and our bankers to authorise and procure bank bond
  • Ensure compliance with UK payroll tax/VAT reporting
  • Regular weekly/monthly reporting


  • Qualified accountant (CA/ACA/ACMA/ACCA or equivalent)
  • At least five years post qualifying experience
  • Demonstrable experience of leading a small team
  • Knowledge of UK statutory reporting / tax requirements
  • Work in a hands-on role for an autonomous company within a large public corporation, preferably in the Oil & Gas industry
  • Advanced Excel skills and good working knowledge of other MS Office products
  • Implementation work on an ERP system would be advantageous
  • Experience of payroll systems and Quickbooks would be an advantage

Job Offer

Competitive basic salary of £45,000 - £55,000 per annum, dependant on experience plus pension and discretionary bonus.