Financial Controller

Posted 9 April by Michael Page Finance Easy Apply Ending soon

- Financial Controller based in North Kent for FMCG business

- Growing SME business

Client Details

FMCG Business based in North Kent are looking for a new financial controller to join their business. They are growing SME business who are looking to continue to grow in their market.


*Manage and lead the finance team including forging close working relationships with the Commercial and Senior Management Teams.

*Preparation and presentation of monthly management accounts and provision of data to analyse the performance of the business.

*Working with the Commercial Team to ensure the accurate recording of costs and liabilities for work undertaken to date.

*Preparation of the annual budget, quarterly reviews and forecasts.

*Provision of financial management of contracts including making appropriate recommendations and advising of potential impact of management decisions on the business.

*Ensure all financial policies and procedures are adhered to.

*Regular meetings with the Directors and the teams to discuss strategic financial issues related to contracts and analysis the financial reports and forecasts.

*Management of Payroll, Weekly Payroll and Procurement.

*Improving systems and processes regarding the preparation and presentation of management information, including appropriate costing and reporting systems.

*Provision of information and reporting for external auditors' requirements.

General Responsibilities

*To manage the performance and development of staff within your team and be responsible for all financial functions.

*Through strong leadership, to ensure that your objectives are adequately cascaded and supported by your teams.

*Full participation as a member of the Management Team.

*To promote a culture of continual improvement.


*Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA 2 years + post qualification experience.

*The role could suit a qualified professional seeking to make a move from practice into industry or moving from a finance role which includes leading and managing finance teams.

*Demonstrable knowledge of accounting principles and processes including payroll P11D reporting.

*Experience in the preparation and monitoring of financial reports, annual budgets and forecasts.

*Excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills.

*Demonstrable experience in a senior finance role with direct contact and reporting responsibilities.

*Experience of contract/project accounting would be an advantage.

Job Offer

The Financial Controller role is paying between £50-60,000 depending on experience plus additional benefits.

Reference: 34854790

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