Financial Controller

Job Reference: 887243


£55,000 - £65,000 per annum

Hybrid Working

MacKenzie King are recruiting a Financial Controller for a leading national business with a base in Ipswich. Reporting into the Regional Finance Business Partner you will support the existing finance team in servicing needs of a recently won, high profile and long term contract.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Development and management of the contract finance team
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate completion of monthly financial information including monthly packs for presentation to contract leadership teams.
  • Preparation and coordination of the quarterly forecasting and annual budgeting cycle.
  • Review and challenge financial performance against forecasts and provide variance analysis.
  • Ensure compliance of internal accounting financial policies and processes.
  • Support development of existing and the implementation of new systems.
  • Identify and drive improvements in processes and systems, identifying and mitigating risk
  • Accountable for the timely and accurate completion of balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Manage the interim and year-end audit process.
  • Provide year end statutory information to the Central Finance Team

Qualifications and experience

  • Qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA with at least 3 years post qualification experience
  • Strong leader able to remain focused in a fast paced environment and coach and mentor a small team
  • Good time management to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Ability to solve problems to prioritise and multi-task
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills


  • An excellent benefits package includes:
  • 28 days holiday + 8 days bank holiday
  • Bonus scheme 
  • Car allowance
  • Private Healthcare
  • Generous Pension Scheme/Life Assurance
  • Ongoing Training and Development
  • Hybrid working
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Headshot, Cheryl Voller, Co-owner and Director at MacKenzie King

If you would like to talk to a consultant about this role, contact:

Cheryl Voller

"If you're looking for a truly commercial finance business partnering role then this could be for you!"

Cheryl Voller

Headshot, Catherine Vickery, Co-owner and Director at MacKenzie King

If you would like to talk to a consultant about this role, contact:

Catherine Vickery

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