Financial Controller

Posted 09 January 2023
Salary £76000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
LocationCity of London
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccounting & Finance
ReferenceFC12_1673273327
Contact NameSamuel Everton

Job description

Our Client:

Our client is an iconic multinational corporation with a mandate for growth as they navigate through increased demand and international opportunities. This organisation holds their finance team in the highest regard and have a clear focus on individual growth and development.

The Role:

Due to the continues growth, they require an energetic Financial Controller to join the finance team on a permeant basis. This team member will be involved across all activities of the function, including:

  • Manage a team of four direct reports and 5 indirect reports
  • Deliver timely and accurate financial reports in accordance with IFRS and local statutory requirements, primarily responsible for review and sign off of 13 entities
  • Review monthly packs for trading entities within Group
  • Oversee outsourced accounting services provided for European Regional Offices including management of key relationships with stakeholders
  • Develop and monitor appropriate internal controls to ensure conformance and compliance with policies and J-SOX
  • Manage the relationship with external auditors and play a key role in the complex annual external and internal audit requirements
  • Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions
  • Support the business and logistic departments in the preparation and execution of the annual stock take and follow up
  • Proactively support FX position reporting to Treasury Team
  • Proactively manage Intercompany/Group reconciliations
  • Provide guidance and support to business departments and regional corporate departments as required
  • Responsible for the management and development of the European accounting team
  • Play a key leadership role in wider Accounting function to improve collaboration within Accounting function.

Requirements:

The role requires an articulate individual with the ability to communicate and build relationships at all levels internally, and with external suppliers and stakeholders.

  • Qualified accountant (ACA preferable)
  • 5 years + Post Qualification experience
  • Significant audit experience
  • Up to date compliance knowledge
  • To possess good interpersonal skills to deal with colleagues of all levels
  • Computer skills including advanced knowledge and experience of working with Excel and complex accounting systems