Financial Controls Manager

Financial Accountant - Liverpool, North West

Ref: 415Monday 5 December 2022

£Negotiable + A range of benefits

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Financial Controls Manager – Permanent – Liverpool or London (Flexible and hybrid working) – Salary Negotiable + Excellent benefits

Riverside is one of the leading registered providers of social housing in the UK, offering affordable housing and support to people of all ages and circumstances. Following a recent partnership with One Housing Group, now is an exciting time to join, as the organisation is seeking to appoint a number of new key roles within finance. Embarking on integrating two finance functions the vision is to create an influential finance team that will play a vital role in ensuring the organisation delivers its’ ambitious delivery plans, whilst enhancing the lives of many. As the Financial Controls Manager, you will join a talented and committed finance team, and your role will be to support key finance stakeholders in the management and development of the financial control environment across the group.


  • Ensure that all the processes are fully defined, properly documented and compliant with the relevant accounting standards to ensure good financial control
  • Review routine finance processes and controls to ensure they are appropriate and highlight any risks
  • Undertake regular testing across finance to ensure compliance and financial robustness
  • Work with both financial and non-financial colleagues to ensure financial controls are applied to all key systems and processes
  • Undertake a deep analysis and audit review of controls and processes across a range of financial outputs to formally identify an effective internal controls framework
  • Work closely with the Finance Processing Manager and Financial Accounting Manager to ensure month end processes and procedures, such as balance sheet reconciliation and month end journals, are processed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Monitor unresolved issues
  • Raise awareness of the importance of strong financial controls

This will be a high profile role within the finance team and will be a key ambassador for finance.

The Person:

  • It is essential you are a fully qualified accountant and would suit a first or second time mover
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills are essential
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to work under pressure
  • Previous experience of working in a large and complex organisation


  • Hybrid and flexible working
  • Life cover
  • Health cash plan
  • Eye care
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers

Please visit for more information. To apply or for a further discussion about the role please contact Tracy Topping on 07814 765503 (or email

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