Financial Controller - Theale

Salary £70k-£75k + bonus + private medical + excellent other benefits
Ref: 121 Date Posted: Wednesday 15 Sep 2021
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Looking to work for an Organisation that is Making a Difference In the World? Look no further than this FC role for this UK Based Life Sciences company which has been growing in the UK and are now focussing on their expansion into the EU.

Reporting to the CFO the Financial Controller and managing a small team you will be responsible for the monthly financial close and reporting, including the Group consolidation of their EU entities.

Principal Responsibilities of the FC Role

  • Work in close collaboration with the Chief Financial Officer to ensure that appropriate, but robust, financial processes and controls are implemented and maintained through the Companies
  • Maintenance of the General Ledgers within the accounting systems
  • Be responsible for the monthly close of all UK companies in a timely fashion
  • Be responsible for overseeing the close of all EU companies in a timely fashion
  • Group Consolidation
  • Liaise with the Company’s payroll agencies and processing PAYE
  • Cashflow forecasting and funding requirements
  • Key point of contact for the external audit, financial statements and corporation tax returns of all entities
  • Lead a team of 4, including Finance Business Partner, Accounts Assistant, Office Manager and Office Assistant.
  • Deputise for the Chief Financial Officer as required

Skills and experience required of the FC


  • Fully qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA, ACA)
  • Extensive financial & management reporting and statutory accounts experience
  • Experience in intercompany recharges and transfer pricing
  • Experience in Group Consolidation
  • Flexible, professional, and personable
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and be able to successfully communicate with people at all levels within and outside of the organisation


  • Experience of QuickBooks accounting software
  • Business fluency in Spanish or German

Salary £70k-£75k + bonus  + private medical + excellent other benefits