Financial Controller - Aberdeen

Ref: 76 Date Posted: Monday 11 Oct 2021

Vero has been exclusively engaged by a successful private equity backed service company to recruit an experienced Financial Controller to be based at their head office in Aberdeen.


The opportunity:


To join a well-funded, market leading and highly acquisitive Aberdeen headquartered service company, in the newly created role of Financial Controller.


Our client:


Has a clear vision to be recognised as the most comprehensive provider of rental, management and consultancy services to their clients globally. With a rich a history spanning several decades, and backed by leading investors, the group has executed against a clear strategic plan to exploit growth opportunities within its core business and to also expand into new markets and service offerings.


Role profile:


Our client is seeking to further strengthen its finance team with the appointment of a Financial Controller. This is a newly created role, reporting to the Finance Director with responsibility for all locations. The role can be developed and expanded depending on the individual appointed.




  • Line management responsibility for a team of three Management Accountants
  • Preparation and review of the monthly management accounts pack and board papers including P&L, Balance Sheet and cashflow analysis
  • Weekly revenue and cashflow forecasting
  • Annual budgeting and quarterly reforecasting
  • Control of working capital (stock, debtors and creditors)
  • Tax compliance (including VAT) for the UK, Singapore, US, UAE and Canada
  • Statutory reporting including liaising with external advisors
  • Payroll and pension administration
  • Development and maintenance of accounting policies and procedures whilst continually looking for improvements in underlying processes, systems and procedures
  • Ad-hoc tasks and projects as directed by the FD and senior management


Person spec:


  • Qualified chartered accountant, ideally trained in the profession with industry, secondment or accounts preparation experience
  • Working knowledge of IFRS preferred but not essential
  • Ability to operate on own initiative as well as part of a small team and to work well with all levels of management
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience using integrated ERP systems, such as Oracle, preferred but not essential
  • Advanced IT skills including Excel and PowerPoint



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