Financial Controller - FD Designate

England, Oxfordshire
£70000 - £80000 per annum
02 May 2019
01 Jun 2019
Richard Hailey
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Professional Membership
Seniority Level
Head Of
Contract Type

Exclusively registered to Michael Page, number one Financial Controller is fast growth technology business based in Oxfordshire.

Client Details

A award winning business, who is a market leader within its field that is experiencing exceptional growth.

  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances, suggesting opportunities to exceed budgets and targets
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly management accounts and optimise financial information for the board and management
  • Provide robust commercial challenge to all proposed decisions, predominately at operational level
  • Efficient working capital management including treasury opportunities
  • Advising on the financial implications and consequences of business decisions
  • Interpreting and communicating financial data to non-financial managers
  • Develop the team to support the transition from outsourced finance services
  • Responsibility for liaising with our external accountants
  • Manage and comply with HMRC in respect of the company's tax submissions (Corporation Tax, PAYE and VAT returns)
  • Monitoring and evaluating financial information systems and suggesting improvements where needed, in particular lead a review and recommendation for general ledger software provider.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal control, including GDPR
  • Lead the process of twice yearly pricing review alongside the company's Business Data Analyst.
  • Manage/Mentor staff in the finance department

  • Qualified Accountant (likely ACA, consider ACCA, CIMA) with at least 5 years PQE
  • Proven ability of delivering a high-quality monthly financial reporting suite
  • Ability to make convincing commercial arguments
  • Composure to influence and create an impact on executive team and management across the business
  • High level of drive for results and ability to deliver to deadlines in a fast-paced, high-growth business
  • Strong IT skills, especially in Excel. Sage experience would be useful but not mandatory

Job Offer

A great working environment, to be a key player in senior management team in a business that actual demonstrates their values and an opportunity progress from Financial Controller into a Finance Director.