Financial Controller

Recruiter
Pontoon
Location
Welwyn Garden City, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Jun 2019
Closes
21 Jun 2019
Ref
1179157660
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client is a blue chip FMCG and retail brand that serve millions of customers every week from all over the globe. With over 6,000 stores internationally my client are a well known household name that offer a number of exciting opportunities.

Duration: 3-6 months
Location: WGC


As a member of the finance team it will be your responsibility to deliver a timely and accurate period end close process and to ensure financial processes operate efficiently and comply with key controls.

Accountabilities

- Managing the period end close process to deliver complete, accurate and timely data to all stakeholders in compliance with Group Accounting Policies

- Preparing monthly trial balance, management accounts and balance sheet control account reconciliations.

- Ensuring compliance with Key Financial Controls

- Preparing and submitting statutory financial information including Annual Accounts, VAT Returns, PAYE Returns, National Insurance Returns and Government Statistical Returns

- Supporting with the upgrade of the finance systems (including GL and key sub-ledgers)

- Documenting end to end financial processes, implementing improvements and managing a smooth transition of activities to the shared service centre

Experience Required

- Qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent)

- Experience of preparing statutory accounts

- Practical understanding of the key financial processes in a stand alone business

- Financial system knowledge

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