Senior Operational Controller (Finance) - Castleford or Middleton

08 July 20242024-07-08
Wakefield, West Yorkshire



PTSG have been keeping people and buildings safe since 2007 with over 2,400 employees over 47 operational bases across the UK. PE backed, with the owners still heavily involved, and an entrepreneurial backbone that enables the business to move fast and react to clients and legislative changing needs.


Values and culture are at the heart of everything they do. Through investment and acquisitions, the business continues to grow, improve, and revolutionise the construction and Facilities Management industry.


Passionate about supporting and developing their people and encouraging their staff to build strong and long-lasting careers.  A business who are proud of what they have achieved is financially stable but also keen to keep moving forward so change is inevitable.  PTSG encourage their teams to take ownership of their duties, be target-driven and be keen to succeed.


The Senior Operational Controller is a newly created position that has overall responsibility for the accurate and timely accounting of operational financial transactions for all businesses falling under the Installs Division. This is a senior finance role that will be part of the Group Finance team as well as being a key business partner to the Installs Division, working with senior operational staff and managing two Operational Controllers. The role will primarily focus on ensuring accurate reporting of revenue, accrued income, materials, inventory and related direct costs to ensure that gross margin is accurately recorded in line with relevant accounting standards. Project Accounting is also a key element of the role, ensuring on a project-by-project basis financial records are robust and accurate, as well as providing relevant financial analysis and reports on the profitability of jobs.


To be successful in this role, you will ideally be a qualified accountant (CIMA / ACA / ACCA) with the following:

  • Proven experience in both management and financial accounting 
  • Project/construction accounting experience is advantageous 
  • Strong business partnering skills with the ability to engage, challenge and influence others at a senior stakeholder level through verbal and written communication •
  • Highly credible and able to quickly build effective working relationships 
  • Resilience, flexibility and a willingness to be ‘hands on’ are all important personal characteristics 

The role comes with a competitive salary and benefits package.  For further details, please contact Nicola Beach on 07522541383.