Financial Controller

Financial Controller

Our client, an exciting and growing advertising agency, are looking for a Financial Controller to join their team. Able to think strategically and get involved technically, this is a hands on role, with a fair amount of autonomy for the right candidate.

Responsible for the UK finance function, the candidate should be qualified, or a finalist, able to see the bigger picture as well as roll up their sleeves and be involved in the day to day operations. An understanding of a Creative Agency and Maconomy experience desired.

Job details:

  • Responsible for UK Finance function.
  • Group Reporting
  • Revenue calculations and submission
  • WIP review/calculation
  • Detailed review of BS & Income statement
  • Tight cashflow management and cost control
  • Dashboard.  Commentary on New Business, Rolling forecast, projected Headcount, revenue, explanations for variances to budget, forecast etc.
  • Payroll checking, posting journal.
  • Pension administrator
  • Payment authorisation.
  • Timesheet export, upload, chasing etc
  • Management reports for MD
  • Update rolling forecast with actuals
  • Quarterly reforecasting and upload in to Hyperion
  • Assisting with ad hoc issues
  • Ensure Statutory compliance (tax deadlines, revenue recognition, pension etc)
  • Ad hoc timesheet reports/assistance
  • Client Contract review/negotiation (incl NDA) and referring to legal if required.
  • Point of contact for rent renegotiation team.
  • Annual Budget
  • Rate card calculations
  • Organise Audit
  • PSA and P11d calcs and collate info
  • Insurance & Benefits renewals.


  • Advanced/Intermediate Excel skills
  • Experience in a Creative Agency
  • Qualified or finalist
  • Attention to detail
  • Dedication
  • Enthusiasm
  • Builds good relationships with colleagues


  • Knowledge of ASC 606
  • Maconomy
  • Hyperion

If this sounds like you then please send us your CV now! Due to the high volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted.




£65,000 - £70,000

Job Type



Advertising Agency