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Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Banbury, Oxfordshire
Salary: 45000 - 57000
REF: 10367
Contact Name: Debbie Curtis
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Financial Controller

£45,000 - £57,000


Full Time, Permanent

Ref: 10367

On behalf of a highly successful accountancy practice, we are recruiting for a Financial Controller to join the team at the firm’s Banbury office, to provide timely and accurate monthly management and other financial information for Directors. 

Within this role, you will head up the day to day finances of the business working closely with the Administrator (direct report) and take responsibility for other ad-hoc projects as requested and required.

Reporting to the Directors, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Produce & present monthly management accounts for the company including
  • Sales ledger
  • Payroll reconciliation
  • Expenses analysis
  • Pre-payments / accruals / inter-office recharges
  • Debtors
  • Fixed assets
  • Petty cash
  • Markel tax analysis
  • Chargeable hours analysis


  • Complete purchase invoices to Director approval
  • Prepare budgets, monitor and report as required
  • Prepare statutory accounts
  • Ensure all financial transactions are accurately recorded, filed & reported to include
  • Raising payments to suppliers
  • Take credit card payments, reconciling statement
  • Bank balance on a weekly basis & post to Twinfield
  • Posting expenses as disbursements to CCH software & checking to Twinfield
  • Prepare and monitor pay schedule for discussion & approval by Director
  • Take responsibility for the management & organisation of visits by the company’s auditors


  • Manage & liaise with Markel Tax to include
  • Extracting numbers for quotes
  • Agreeing pricing
  • Assisting with invoicing as required
  • Reconcile monthly client accounts & make payroll payments as and when required


Applicants will have the following skills, experience and attributes:


  • Qualified by experience or with ACA / CIMA / ACCA
  • Demonstratable financial management experience
  • Legislative compliance – ability to interpret relevant legislation
  • Ideally at least 3 years’ experience within a similar role
  • Preferably have experience of managing other team members
  • Knowledge of Twinfield and / or CCH software would be an advantage
  • Ability to deliver high quality results to directors
  • Strong but empathetic communication skills
  • Mobile and flexible to work at other company offices and during busy periods when applicable
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to work without close supervision
  • Good team player