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Finance Controller – Great opportunity for a Finance Executive to step up

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Contract Length: Permanent

Job Description:

Are you a commercially minded finance professional looking for more responsibility? Want to join a cool business and own their finances?


The company

Our client is a group of six full-service marketing, communications and analytics agencies.

They’ve been established for over 20-years’ and have developed a reputation for delivering and over-exceeding expectations to some of the world’s best-known brands, including Adobe, Coca-Cola, Microsoft, John Lewis, and many more.


The role

You’ll be responsible for driving profitability through sound financial guidance and active contribution to the decision-making processes, with the objective of helping to drive better business performance. Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure timely and accurate provision of monthly financial and management information & analysis to the Board in support of decision-making processes for the Group Business Units.
  • Communicate operational variances and root causes accurately to management
  • Monthly long term cash forecasting
  • Ensure KPIs follow current definitions where applicable
  • Assist in developing business cases for proposed initiatives
  • Provide the business partner link between Finance and Operations.
  • Perform monthly on and off-balance sheet reconciliations
  • Coordinate and contribute to the long-term business planning, annual budgets and rolling forecast process
  • Assist in the development of business cases and preparation of Capital Expenditure Requests
  • Ensure the accuracy of the Fixed Asset Register through regular verification audits
  • Atol returns and Accountants reports
  • Audit pack preparation for a number of entities


The package

  • £30,000 – 35,000 annual salary
  • A monetary bonus system, quarterly, bi-annually and annually (approx. 10-15% of your salary)
  • Commitment to training and development - you'll receive an allocated training budget which can be spent on courses, exhibitions, talks, etc.
  • Summer and Christmas event each year
  • Company get together every last Friday of the month
  • A large team event every quarter
  • Healthcare
  • Pension


To be successful, you will…

…ideally be CIMA or ACA qualified, however, part qualified will be considered

…have excellent communication skills (written and verbal), enabling an excellent rapport with the internal team and clients

…have strong analytical skills, financial awareness and keen commercial acumen

…be able to deal with a variety of tasks, demonstrating effective time management, organisational skills, and problem-solving ability

…be able to explain financial figures in simple terms

…be able to create management reports

…be adept at bookkeeping

…be able to reconcile balances

…be able to produce trial balances

…be adept with cloud-based software suites, or capable of quickly picking up and understanding systems and processes

…have integrity, honestly and a willingness to have fun.

…be accountable and take ownership of responsibilities

…have plenty of drive and enthusiasm

…have the ability to remain calm and work effectively under pressure

…focus on the things that add value

…act as a business advisor

…provide insight to support decision-making



If you’re a talented and ambitious finance professional who wants to progress, apply now!

Location: Banbury, Oxfordshire