Financial Controller

Job ID - 1908AM

Hutcheon Mearns have been exclusively engaged by a private equity backed oil and gas service company to recruit an experienced, qualified finance professional into the role of Financial Controller.

Based in the company’s UK headquarters in Norwich, the successful applicant will demonstrate exceptional communication skills with the ability to develop strong stakeholder relationships. Strong reporting knowledge is essential.


  • Oversee and manage the finance team and maintain overall responsibility for all aspects of the finance system
  • Ensure that the necessary statutory accounts and regulatory reporting requirements are met for legal entities in the UK, Australasia and Middle East
  • Prepare and review monthly management accounts and associated reports for submission to the CFO
  • Actively review actual vs budget results and identify performance improvement opportunities
  • Discuss monthly regional results with regional finance and operations personnel and encourage interaction between all operations and finance teams
  • Drive working capital management efficiency through management of DSO and DPO, stock reporting and identification of areas for improvement
  • Manage the annual financial budget preparation process
  • Assist local Regional Managers with review of contracts and tender documents where required and ensure adequate procedures are in place in each reporting location
  • Identify control and efficiency improvement opportunities and implement changes as necessary and as agreed upon with the CFO
  • Manage relationship with bank and proactively manage covenant compliance requirements
  • Drive continued use and enhancement of automated reporting systems

This represents an excellent opportunity to join and innovative and collaborative oil and gas service company during a period of investment and growth.

To discuss this opportunity in confidence, please apply with your CV.

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