Financial Controller

Michael Page
Leeds, West Yorkshire
£60000 - £70000 per annum
11 May 2021
18 May 2021
JN -052021-2574119
Olivia Crook
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

This role will be the number 2 in finance for the business, reporting into the newly appointed CFO.

Client Details

Our client are a Manufacturing business in the sub £50mil turnover space. The business is embarking on a growth journey so there's plenty of change and improvements to get involved in.


Looking after a small transactional team, this will be a hands on position in a progressive fast moving business where day to day focus will be on month end duties, team leadership/management, financial controls and future risk mitigation, in addition to being instrumental in the continuous improvement journey of the business and the finance function.

  • Preparing group and company reports for submission to the board
  • Leading the preparation of monthly management accounts
  • KPI, cash flows, budgeting and forecasting
  • Being instrumental in managing cash and working capital
  • Managing a team of 5 ensuring work is completed correctly and to deadlines, and that the team is driving improvements in processing efficiency which ultimately benefit working capital
  • Year end procedures including liaising with auditors
  • Designing new reporting processes, systems and control to enhance efficiencies
  • Ad hoc reporting across various aspects of finance, presenting to the CFO
  • Controlling all elements of site finance including looking after key control accounts
  • Liaising and working with key stakeholders including suppliers, customers and other departments/the board



  • ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified (ideally ACA)
  • Experience of, or demonstrable aptitude for, implementing financial controls, KPI's and risk mitigation
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Pro-active with a drive to improve systems, processes and output to benefit business
  • Excellent communication skills with a forward thinking, pro-active attitude
  • Whilst industry experience would be beneficial, a background in practice (Corporate Finance, Transaction Services, restructuring) would also benefit the role, hence candidates for whom this is a first move from practice or with more limited industry experience, would be considered

Job Offer

On offer for the successful candidate is a competitive salary and the opportunity to work under a leading CFO.