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Job listing closed on 2 Apr 2024
28 Mar 2024

Financial Controller

🇬🇧 Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
5+ years exp.
Location Newcastle upon Tyne
Discipline: Finance
Job type: Fixed-Term
Job ref: 002442
Published: 2 days ago
Expiry date: 01 Apr 2024 05:00

Financial Controller

Newcastle upon Tyne

Fixed Term, Maternity Cover

Competitive Salary

Closing Date 1 April 2024

We are the heartbeat of the city. Come and be a part of a long and proud history where we strive to be the best in everything we do, on and off the pitch. Bringing the people and communities together, join the Newcastle United Family, as we embark on the next steps of our exciting journey.

About the role

We’re looking for a Financial Controller to join us on a fixed term basis to cover a period of maternity leave. You’ll be responsible for the day-to-day operational management of the finance team to ensure delivery of effective and efficient services to internal and external stakeholders.

You will ensure the delivery of timely and accurate management accounts, budgets and forecasts, meeting deadlines and reporting requirements, whilst also identifying and driving improvements and efficiencies within the department.

Your impact

You will be a qualified ACA/CIMA/ACCA accountant with proven experience in leading and managing a finance team. You will be experienced in financial performance reporting, with a proven ability to negotiate and influence senior operational business leaders.

You will have a strong working knowledge and experience of accounting for VAT and UK GAAP reporting framework.

About the team

You will report into our Director of Finance and have a team of 3 Finance Business Partners. You will work collaboratively with our Head of Financial Planning and Group Reporting, Head of Football Finance and Accounts Manager as well as our operational leaders.

Why choose us?

We’ve got a range of great benefits and rewards, from flexible ways of working, participation in our non-contractual employee bonus scheme, NUFC life assurance, free parking, discount at Shearers Bar and the Club Shop, Help@Hand – where you can access free GP appointments, Wellbeing Resources, Legal and Financial Support, pension contribution, free lunch and the best part, free tea and coffee. In addition, we run a salary sacrifice scheme which includes, tech, car, cycle to work and many more.

United As One

We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and believe in equal opportunities for all. We recognise that the diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. We work together to reflect the communities we serve and to maintain an inclusive environment in which everyone can be their authentic self and is enabled to achieve their full potential.


We’re committed to being a place where everyone is safe, heard, valued and able to thrive so we place high value on the safeguarding and welfare of everyone we engage with.