UK Controller / Finance Manager

  • Full-time
  • Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

Company Description

Resillion is a leading global company renowned for its end-to-end capabilities that transcend industry boundaries, geographical constraints, and digital journey phases. With a presence in the UK, Europe, Asia and North America, Resillion stands ready to support you wherever you are. Our mission is to empower you and your organisation to achieve your aspirations in Cyber Security, Digital Media Testing and Quality Assurance.

At Resillion, we specialise in a range of services including testing, certification, software development, cyber security, and data protection. Our team of experts is dedicated to going above and beyond, working tirelessly to ensure your success in the market. We are committed to delivering results, no matter the challenge, and we spare no effort in achieving your goals.


Job Description

Job Title: UK Controller / Finance Manager 

Location: UK (Edinburgh or Glasgow)

Reporting To: Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO)


The UK Controller will be an integral part of our UK Operations, operating from one of our four existing sites. As a strategic business partner to the Managing Director of the UK region, this role will encompass various responsibilities including strategic partnership, budgeting and control, accounting oversight, and compliance management. The UK Controller will collaborate closely with stakeholders across the organisation and will operate within a matrix structure, necessitating exceptional communication and leadership skills. Limited domestic and international travel may be required and discussions around hybrid working arrangements are welcome.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Strategic Business Partnership: Act as a trusted advisor and business partner to the companies within the UK region.
  • Financial Management Reporting: Collaborate closely with the Shared Support Centre (SSC) to ensure accurate monthly and quarterly financial reporting for the UK region and its business units, providing insights on key variances and financial metrics.
  • Business Understanding: Develop a deep understanding of the business landscape and facilitate effective communication between business operations and finance.
  • Collaboration with SSC: Partner with the SSC on significant financial matters such as IT solutions and reporting processes.
  • Team Management: Lead and support the local finance team as necessary.
  • Variance Analysis: Analyse and highlight discrepancies between actuals, budgets and forecast, providing recommendations to bridge gaps and monitor corrective actions.
  • Ad-hoc Financial Analysis: Conduct ad-hoc financial analyses for the management team as required.
  • Budget Coordination: Play a pivotal role in coordinating the budgeting process and forecasting exercises for the business line.
  • Compliance Monitoring: Monitor and enforce compliance with spending and contracting authorities.
  • Financial Support: Provide support to local finance and administrative teams in areas such as Net Working Capital (NWC) and Treasury management.
  • Project Management: Oversee ad-hoc projects, including the implementation of Finance IT systems.
  • Facilitation: Act as a liaison between local directors and Shared Service Centres for various functions including Finance, Legal, Tax, and Payroll.


  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to engage with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Proven track record in change management and influencing skills.
  • Strong analytical capabilities with a focus on value addition.
  • Solution-oriented mindset with the ability to tackle problems pragmatically and attention to detail.

By fostering a workplace that is inclusive and welcoming, we aim to harness the full potential of our diverse team. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply, as we believe that a variety of perspectives leads to better decision-making and more effective problem-solving.


Key Skills and Competencies:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a business or financial controlling role.
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken), proficiency in other European languages is advantageous.
  • Master's degree in Accounting or Finance.

Technical Expertise:

  • Proficiency in MS Office products with advanced skills in Excel.
  • Familiarity with various Finance IT solutions such as ERP, PSA, BI, and reporting tools.
  • Strong knowledge of business processes and understanding of UK GAAP/IFRS and basic UK tax regulations.

Additional Information

  • Competitive salary package and bonus structure that rewards your skills, drive and hard work.
  • Incredible opportunities to grow and develop your career – we're all about nurturing and advancing our talent!
  • Life insurance, pension plans, 25 days annual leave plus 8 statutory holidays with the option to buy and sell holidays and all the perks you'd expect from a top-notch employer.
  • A buzzing work atmosphere where innovation and excellence are the name of the game.
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