Financial Controller

Full-time, £75,000 OTE

Manchester, UK


Builtin have named us one of the best places to work in Chicago.

Our staff are committed to continuously improving. They’re not afraid of hard work. And they have passion coursing through their veins.

If this sounds like you, keep reading.

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We are seeking a skilled and experienced Financial Controller to join our team. The Financial Controller will report to the Global Financial Controller and be responsible for overseeing financial aspects of the company, ensuring accuracy in financial reporting, effective internal controls, and compliance with relevant regulations. The ideal candidate should possess a strong understanding of financial management, excellent analytical skills, and the ability to provide strategic insights to support the company's growth and success.

With established US, Canadian and Australian companies, it’s an exciting time for the business – and you’ll be playing an important role in helping us operate and grow in an international market.

Location:  Old Trafford, Manchester 

Salary:      Up to £75,000 DOE

Hours:       8.45am – 5.30pm Monday – Friday 



  • Accurately preparing consolidated management accounts
  • Responsibility for balance sheet reconciliations and control accounts 
  • Working closely with Finance Business Partners (FP&A) and other Finance sub-teams (Payroll, Accounts Payable) to ensure books are closed for month-end accurately 
  • Assisting with the budgeting and forecasting cycles 
  • Lead in the development and improvement of processes, controls and systems to ensure they are fit for purpose and scalable as the business continues to grow
  • Ensuring best practice governance is maintained, including timely fillings to relevant authorities
  • Preparing draft statuary accounts for review, being the first point of contact for external auditors


Key requirements

  • Qualified finance professional (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Experience in a Financial Controller/Finance Manager role
  • Minimum of two years of post-qualification experience in industry
  • Experience in a hands on role
  • Excellent numerical and communication skills
  • Experience of improving systems, controls and reporting
  • Knowledge of US taxes and legislation is preferred but not essential
  • Experience of Microsoft Navision is preferred but not essential


What you’ll get in return:

  • Performance-based compensation
  • A collaborative, creative culture
  • Smart pension scheme
  • Life insurance and critical illness cover
  • Free membership at PureGym
  • Birthday gifts and time off to celebrate
  • Creative, spacious offices with breakout areas and bar
  • Fundraising initiatives for our registered charity – the PHMG Foundation


Company profile:

Established in 1998, PHMG has grown from a renowned Manchester-based business to the world’s leading audio branding agency – working with 36,000 clients in 54 countries across the globe. This expansive client list includes household names of the calibre of Samsung, Audi and Adidas, as well as SMEs in every sector of the global market. We give each of them a stellar production that combines creative copy, world-class voice artistry and an exclusive Brand-Sound-Track™ – strengthening their business identity in the most memorable, emotive way.



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