Financial Controller

Recruiter
Robert Walters
Location
Manchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Ref
1176842623
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Robert Walters are currently working with a global manufacturing and industrial leader, that has recently gone through a successful acquisition. This has created a fantastic opportunity for a Financial controller to take ownership and oversee the entities within the regions.

Robert Walters are currently working with a global manufacturing and industrial leader, that has recently gone through a successful acquisition. This has created a fantastic opportunity for a Financial controller to take ownership and oversee the entities within the regions.

This pivotal role will be responsible for providing timely and accurate completion of all statutory reporting and fillings within the region, driving continuous improvement of the overall compliance and controllership activities for the sites as well as partnering the country site leaders to positively impact results.

Key Duties
  • Ensures that the business units' financial results are reported in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with GAAP through periodic balance sheet reviews, communication of current issues and best practice sharing
  • Proactive management of internal/external audits and coordination of timely implementation of corrective action
  • Supports local reporting including income tax and other statistics
  • Work with plant to write up justification for capital purchases and co-ordinate CAPEX tracking, coordination of asset physical inventories, and associated analysis and reporting
  • Collaborate with the Finance team and Shared Services Center on month-end closing activities, including trial balance review and journal entry and account reconciliations support
  • Assist project controls group to provide support for the POC accounting and analysis of large projects.
  • Coordinates and performs Sarbanes-Oxley compliance work, including maintaining proper internal control documentation monitoring of control design and effectiveness, preparation, maintenance and review of self-assessment documentation and primary contact for Corporate or compliance matters.
  • Generally, champions compliance oversight, driving the control environment throughout the business by monitoring and identification as well as leading improvement of compliance processes
  • Assists in review of technical accounting issues within the site and communicate significant issues or areas of specific concern
  • Liaise and interact with site leader and various other departments to ensure the finance function supports the needs and day to day activities of the operating business

The successful candidate will be ACA or ACCA qualified with a strong working knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP, a strong analytical background and the ability to assist in identifying and providing solutions to complex operational and financial issues is a key part of this role. This role requires a strong technical candidate that is looking for a role that has more commercial, business partner to European regions.

If you would like more information about this role then please call Marcus Pratt on 0161 240 7462 or email and we can arrange a conversation confidentially to discuss the company and role in more detail.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/86803297

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