Finance and Control Accountant

Job Title: Finance and Control Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Start Date: 01/10/2018
Reference: 13940992/001_1536658946
Contact Name: Lucy Williams
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 11, 2018 10:42

Job Description

This is a unique opportunity to gain well rounded exposure to all aspects of Finance including financial accounting, tax, and controls. This represents an ideal role for a first / second mover from practice for a talented individual to quickly broaden their skill-set.

Client Details

Leading Midlands business with exciting growth plans.


  • Key member of financial accounting team advising wider business on accounting queries.
  • Responsibility for year/month end processes including journals and control account reconciliations
  • Working with external auditors to assist through year end process
  • Sole responsibility for statutory accounts preparation of 2 entities.
  • Ensure accurate and timely statutory reporting of VAT submissions
  • Working with external tax advisors to produce corporation tax returns
  • Ensure a robust control environment is maintained through performance and monitoring of controls and performing regular review of procedures and controls to ensure documentation is kept current
  • Stakeholder manager
  • Monitor changes in the business and assess the controls impact of changes to ensure the control environment remains strong
  • Aide in the development of policies and procedures to maintain a strong control environment.



  • Qualified / part qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Significant practice experience in controls review or implementation
  • Evidenced risk identification experience and risk management skills
  • Excellent communications skills both written and verbal
  • Experience in understanding complex processes, developing and implementing improvements
  • Ability and proven track record in working with a range of stakeholders, ability to influence and have ideas adopted


  • Experience of AX Dynamics.
  • SOX experience
  • Ability to remain flexible in approach and prioritise effectively
  • Ability to present on specific subjects to a large group of people.

Job Offer

Basic salary upto £40k (plus gym membership, professional fees and private medical) for the right candidate. They are willing to consider someone to take this role on a part time basis (4days) and are flexible with their working hours through the week with the candidate also having the ability to work from home when needed as well.