Financial Controller (French-speaking)

Posted 30 May 2024
Salary £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, hybrid working
Job type Permanent
Discipline Accounting & Finance
Contact NameMike Clinton

Job description

A fast-growing FMCG business based in London are recruiting for a French-speaking Financial Controller to join their team following the acquisition of a new business. This business has grown consistent growth over the last 5 years and are keen on adaptable individuals who can work within an evolving business.

  • Lead the financial accounting function for the newly acquired business.
  • Provide month-end close reporting & analytics, financial analysis.
  • Assist in Monthly/quarterly financial management packages, business reviews, and advisory board meeting decks.
  • Assist with third-party audit requests, preparation of year-end audit schedules, and footnote preparation.
  • Adhere to policies, procedures, and GAAP guidelines.
  • Develop and implement financial controls and procedures to safeguard company assets and ensure the accuracy of financial data.
  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and external partners to maximise performance, creativity, problem-solving, and results.
  • Ownership of the monthly financial statement production.
  • Ownership of the general ledger.

To be considered for this role.

  • A fluent French speaker ideally with knowledge of French accounting.
  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA).
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge - IFRS/GAAP.
  • A highly motivated individual who can operate independently.
  • Be available to travel to Paris on a semi-frequent basis.