Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Financial Controller


Reference: JM/0028

Type: Contract

Minimum Salary: £50,000.00

Maximum Salary: £55,000.00

Qualifications: ACCA, CIMA or ACA qualified, or suitably qualified by experience.

I am recruiting a Financial Controller for a successful business based in the Crewe area.  This is an initial 12 month contract that may lead to a more long term opportunity for the right candidate.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the preparation of monthly management accounts, under tight reporting deadlines
  • Preparation of supplementary returns to head office finance team
  • Finance business partnering, working with the FP&A team and Commercial team
  • Work with the Head of FP&A to prepare detailed budgets and forecasts
  • Investigate and explain variances to budget and forecast
  • Manage a junior finance team (2 x part quals)
  • Liaise with Tax team on VAT & Corporation Tax compliance
  • Maintain a culture of ongoing people development and process improvement
  • Maintenance of a strong accounting control environment via monthly balance sheet reconciliation process
  • Review of month end reconciliations and timely resolution of differences
  • Preparation of the annual financial statements (in local GAAP) and liaise with Tax Team on the  corporation tax returns
  • Maintain internal SOX controls
  • Assistant with finance projects as and when required


The ideal candidate will be ACCA, CIMA or ACA qualified, or suitably qualified by experience. You must have worked in a similar role previously and have strong systems experience.