Financial Controller

Recruiter
FRS Ltd
Location
Milton Keynes
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
RS Accountancy are currently assisting this international organisation in their search for a Financial Controller. This is a new position created with a view of strengthening the UK Finance Department in financial accounting and controllership. Reporting to the European Finance Director, the Financial Controller will lead a team of accountants and finance support staff while taking full responsibility for the month end and statutory reporting, compliance and internal controls (SOX). The Financial Controller will also act as a finance business partner and support other business units, departments and corporate office in the US. Responsibilities: • Full ownership of the month-end financial close process. • Statutory reporting and filing. • Tax reporting and compliance. • Balance sheet and P&L reconciliations. • SOX compliance. • Development, implementation and maintenance of standard work processes. • Coaching, mentoring and managing accounting and finance support staff. • Business partnering for senior management, other departments and corporate office. • Continuous evaluation and improvement of the finance systems and processes. Requirements: • A fully qualified accountant with ideally previous relevant post-qualification experience. • Ideally, previous experience in staff management. • Good technical knowledge of both, US and UK GAAP. • Good all-round systems skills (SAP knowledge is an advantage). • Hands-on approach and can-do attitude. • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy. • Ability to work in a dynamic and flexible environment. • Highest level of personal and professional integrity and understanding of data protection principles