European Finance Controller

Recruiter
Pattonair
Location
Derby, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Jun 2019
Closes
01 Jul 2019
Ref
1184503303
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Pattonair is one of the world's largest procurers in the aerospace and defence industry. We help our customers get the right product at the right time as well as providing proven supply chain expertise.

Reporting to the European Finance Director this exciting role will be spent managing and developing a team of 11, based across a number of European countries. The role will be accountable for driving the profitability and efficiency within the EU Business Unit as well as ensuring accurate and relevant financial information is available to the company and that local regulatory compliance is in place.A key element of the role will be assessing current ways of working and driving improvements. This is a new, high profile role, for a large fast growing business unit with annual revenues of £200m.There is a lot of autonomy to help shape the narrative and be a leader that takes this team on a journey.

The role is to lead the Finance teams in the UK, France and Italy; responsible for:

·Analysing profitability and cost trends within the businesses and engaging pro-actively with Business Unit management to optimise

·Ensuring accuracy and efficiency of accounting processes

·Production of management accounts,

·Production of statutory accounts

·Managing year end audit process

·Accounts receivable

The successful candidate will be someone that is strategically minded and operational in nature, but also a leader with a highly ambitious spirit. They will have significant people management experience and be adept at building key relationships and communicating effectively both internally and externally.

The candidate must be a qualified accountant and possess one of the following qualifications CIMA/ACCA/ACA and have a minimum of 3 years PQE.

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