Job Description

Financial Controller

MacKenzie King is delighted to be recruiting for a Financial Controller to commit to a 12-18 month contract, based in the Chelmsford area. My client is seeking an ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified Financial Controller who has a good system knowledge who will supervise a team of 4 whilst taking the lead role in implementing a new accountancy system.


  • Production of the monthly management accounts, including detail of cost allocation and net profit for each company within the Group
  • Preparing statutory accounts for each company within the Group
  • Managing VAT returns
  • Administration of the company’s pension scheme including payment of pensions and preparation of accounts for audit
  • Ensuring stock take is completed accurately
  • Take a lead role in the implementation of the new system, including ensuring the system is fit for purpose and rolling out a training program


The successful candidate will be available to commence work on short notice, and will be willing to commit to a 12-18 month contract. My client is seeking a qualified Accountant with previous experience of leading a finance function within a hands on, SME environment. Experience of assisting with a system implementation will be distinctly advantageous. My client is offering the successful candidate the opportunity to work with Senior Management and have a real influence on business decisions. They are accessible via public transport and also have free parking onsite.