Financial Controller-Newbury

14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Controller - Newbury

•Global Services Group
•Newbury Based (with onsite parking)
•£70-80,000 + competitive bonus & superb benefits

This well established services group is a leader in its field and employer of choice with operations throughout the globe. They continue to experience growth both organically and through acquisition. and as a result have created a new role for a Financial Controller to take charge of their day to day operations for both their UK and international businesses.

Key Responsibilities:

·Overall responsibility for the month end and year end close process for the division
·Oversee the consolidation and preparation of the monthly and year-end financial statements for individual entities and overall (balance sheet, income statement and cash flows), and providing monthly financial packs and semi-annual highlights memos to Group Finance
·Ensure accuracy, timeliness and meaningful analysis are delivered as a matter of routine
·Responsible for identifying, defining and enforcing technical accounting guidance
·Responsible for statutory and tax reporting compliance for UK and overseas offices
·Maintaining a comprehensive set of controls to mitigate risk whilst increasing accuracy of accounting processes
·Manage finance implications of major business changes including new jurisdictions, new regulatory requirements, new tax rules
·Half year and full year requirements for Group audits
·Ensuring tax affairs are handled correctly - be it with local tax authorities or internal stakeholders
·Manage and direct treasury operations, reviewing cash flow forecasts and analysis
·Propose and implement divisional treasury policies and processes, including overseeing management of the division's cash, loans and commercial and accounting currency exposures
·Ensure accounting operations including accounts receivable and payable are functioning efficiently
·Identify and implement best practice processes and drive continuous improvement.
·Work with Financial Planning & Analysis team for analyses, forecasting and budgeting purposes to ensure alignment of planning and actuals approach and tools
·Develop and implement accounting processes and procedures to strengthen internal controls, gain efficiencies and standardize business practices
·Continuous assessment of systems in place to identify areas of enhancement, change or development

Desired Experience:

·Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA preferred)
·Proven experience in managing a fast paced and evolving finance function in the capacity of Financial Controller
·Technically strong with a good knowledge of statutory reporting, controls & processes
·Exposure to international operations/multi-currency
·Exceptional communication skills at all levels
·Ability to handle high levels of pressure and critical decision-making
·Energetic, highly motivated, with an enquiring mind and passion for excellence and innovation in pursuit of business growth and success
·Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
·Excellent teamwork and team building skills

Excellent career prospects and exposure across the group.