Financial Controller

D R Newitt
Park Royal, London
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is looking for a Financial Controller. Reporting directly to Group CFO you will be accountable for the accounting operations of the company, including; the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with financial reporting standards.

The Role

  • Leads all Reporting processes with the appropriate analysis and content
  • Monthly Reporting
  • Forecast
  • Budget
  • Monitoring the overall responsibility of the Group CFO, of the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)
  • Responsible to prepare Strategic and/or International projects (M&A, large Capex, Growth, Development,…)
  • Actor of change and improvement in regards of Group Financial systems
  • Accountability for review and update of the group's internal control environment
  • Acquisition and integration management with CFO and external consultants
  • Strengthening links with Country Controllers and shape the development of the Controlling function within the Group

The Candidate

  • Holds a recognised accountancy qualification and graduated from a French or European University/Business School
  • Possess a demonstrable track record of delivering excellent control and reporting frameworks in a similar position within a medium-sized FMCG business/manufacturing organisation
  • Fluent in French & English and other languages will be appreciated (Spanish, German)
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills, with high proficiency in Microsoft applications, particularly Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with proficiency in preparing reports and presentations
  • Ability to understand key financial and business variables in a complex and changing commercial environment

For more information please contact Wasim at DR Newitt