Financial Controller

Michael Page Finance
12 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Acting as a Financial Controller you will look after several entities in the Group, and supporting the Head of Finance in key Finance initiatives and projects, spanning activities in Financial Reporting, Financial Control, and Accounting.

Client Details

Leading, Prestigious Organisation in Liverpool


The role is extremely broad and involves looking after several different divisions. However the key responsibilities will be:

  • To lead the delivery of the Annual Report and Accounts, managing communication with senior stakeholders

  • To lead the year end external audit as the main point of contact with the auditors

  • Co-ordinate the assessment of future developments in applicable legislation and reporting standards relevant to the Finance function

  • To oversee the year end close process

  • To review the technical accounting papers across the Group, presenting these to the CFO as required

  • To review the month end/quarter end close process covering all General Ledger balances working with Contribution Accounting, Payroll, Tax and Operations

  • To review the investment accounting activities which are performed by outsourced providers, providing appropriate challenge and analytical review of the financial submissions to support effective financial control

  • To review the management accounts and financial statements for Group's special purpose entities

  • To review the risk registers in Financial Control, Financial Reporting and Accounting,to make recommendations to the Head of Finance for improvements to financial controls and processes

  • Design, implement and maintain a self-assessment process for the operating effectiveness of key financial controls, working closely with the Senior Manager for Financial Controls and Systems

  • To provide technical accounting and reporting support across Finance

  • To support a continuous improvement culture across the team

  • Act as a delegate of the Head of Finance as required


The successful candidate will:

  • Possess ACA/ACCA qualification

  • Excellent technical accounting knowledge

  • Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills

  • Knowledge and experience of financial systems, accounting processes and control

  • Ideally have financial services experience

Job Offer

£70,000-£80,000 with a generous package

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