Financial Controller

Milton Keynes
12 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
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