Financial Controller - EMEA

Recruiter
Executive Talent Solutions
Location
Basildon, Essex
Salary
55000.0000
Posted
18 Jun 2017
Closes
18 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The purpose of this role is to lead a best in class finance team supporting the European arm of this thriving global business. My client is a multi-national manufacturing and services organisation who are developing their European focussed team Basildon. The role will lead a team of part-qualified accountants, developing the team and the future finance talent for the business:

Key responsibilities:

  • lead the accounting team in the production of accurate, efficient and timely monthly reporting including variance analysis and commentary.
  • Control the reporting process, ensure reporting is compliant and in line with reporting deadlines under both US and UK GAAP.
  • Work with operational controllers to establish effective statutory, VAT and tax reporting processes.
  • Establish and implement financial reporting systems to comply with regulations and local and US GAAP.
  • Deliver continuous improvement to the accounting shared service centre, implementing changes to teams and processes and recommend changes to the scope of services.

Successful candidates will be ACCA / ACA qualified with financial reporting experience and knowledge of European and US GAAP. It is important you have multi-national experience and prior experience of managing and motivating teams. Knowledge of VAT and a strong systems literacy including advanced Excel skills are essential. This is an excellent opportunity to make your mark managing a team during an important period of development.