Financial Controller / Finance Director

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P7826
  • Date Posted: 11 January 2022
  • Recruiter: O.C.O Technology
  • Location: Brandon, Suffolk
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

 Financial Controller / Finance Director Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in Brandon, Suffolk Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Financial Controller / Finance Director who has excellent accounting, team leadership and management skills with a high level of commercial acumen is required to join our team at O.C.O Technology.


SALARY: Negotiable Depending on Experience   

LOCATION: Brandon, Suffolk (with a requirement to travel to other O.C.O UK sites and some International Travel.          

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent



Having been identified as a critical business for our support to the Energy from Waste industry during the current pandemic, O.C.O Technology now have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Financial Controller / Finance Director who has excellent accounting, team leadership and management skills with a high level of commercial acumen.

O.C.O Technology specialises in carbon capture, sustainable construction products and waste treatment. A world leader in the permanent capture of carbon dioxide.

Reporting to the Managing Director, as the Financial Controller / Finance Director you will be responsible for management of the Company’s day-to-day financial function, whilst overseeing HR, IT, and insurance.

Working as the Financial Controller / Finance Director you will take full responsibility in ensuring compliance with accounting and regulatory standards for the preparation of monthly and annual management and statutory information including corporation tax matters. You will also contribute to and help deliver the strategic goals of the business, making recommendations to improve efficiencies and processes that maximise our overall profitability.

As the Financial Controller / Finance Director you will also coach, support, and provide feedback to the team to ensure continued development. Pro-actively identify and troubleshoot any team issues as they arise. Motivate, engage, and lead by example across the business.



If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.



  • Preparation of a monthly management and Board Pack including monthly management information, site productivity, variance analysis, P&L, and balance sheet analysis and cashflow projections. All with appropriate commentary
  • Bank and cash management ensuring adequate and appropriate facilities, being the main contact for all banking relationships
  • Control of monthly reporting and preparation of annual Budgets, cash flows and KPI’s
  • Insurance, risk, and credit management. Assist in monitoring and maintaining adequate and relevant insurance policies
  • Consult with the Company Bankers, Asset Funders, and Insurance Brokers
  • Lead and provide support with monthly payroll activity and bonus payments. You will also be the main point of contact for the Company’s pension service provider and pension queries, whilst ensuring we fulfil our obligations under auto enrolment
  • Be the main contact for external auditors and ensure the Company’s financial records are maintained in compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Provide financial oversight and cashflow management of the new plant build program both in UK and overseas
  • Provide an excellent support service to the O.C.O business, ensuring finance related issues and enquiries are dealt with in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Develop appropriate systems and internal controls and ensure these are monitored and maintained to meet the current and ongoing needs of the business
  • Maintain the Company asset register
  • Consult with the Managing Director on a regular basis to help keep them appraised of current issues, service levels, future opportunities, and projects
  • Ensure that all Company Health & Safety and HR policies and procedures appropriate to the job holder are complied with
  • Proactively and positively contribute to senior management meetings and related activities
  • Assist in the setting and delivering of certain budgets with an initiative-taking approach to ensuring O.C.O is receiving ‘best value’ from its various suppliers
  • Perform any other duties, such as ad hoc projects, as requested by either the Managing Director or the Board of Directors within the skills and knowledge of the jobholder




  • ACCA / ACA / CIMA Qualified with experience working as a Controller/Finance Director
  • Have managed a team in a busy environment
  • Be commercially aware and have experience of providing leadership and direction
  • Have a willingness to be hands on within the role and be part of the team
  • Have excellent attention to detail , along with strong IT and systems knowledge, with an in-depth comprehensive understanding of accounting software and Microsoft packages
  • Remains positive, calm, and resilient under pressure, adapting to change
  • Builds effective relationships, works well with others, engages with people to form strong relationships
  • To be collaborative and flexible, willing to help and assist other colleagues when needed
  • Be an effective communicator, articulating any message clearly, listening to others
  • Full UK driving licence



  • Knowledge of the Waste/Aggregate/Haulage market
  • Practical knowledge of Capital Allowances/ UK Tax matters
  • Experience/understanding of Company Secretarial Matters
  • Commercial/Contract negotiation
  • Knowledge or previous experience in managing an HR department
  • Knowledge/experience in business Insurance


As an equal opportunities employer we aim to attract and maintain a workforce that reflects the diversity within our local communities, we look for the right people to deliver a high quality service to customers based on equality of opportunity, skills, qualifications and relevant experience.




To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details.


This job is being advertised by AWD online on behalf of O.C.O Technology