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Financial Controller

Randstad Accountancy and Finance
Closing date
26 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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We are working closely with this global sustainable technology and e-commerce business in their search for a Financial Controller to manage all of their finance and accounting matters in the UK. This will be the number-one finance person in the UK, and ideally someone keen to join a dynamic business in a growing industry.

What's in it for you

- High-visibility role, and opportunity to work with stakeholders internationally
- Opportunity to own the UK finance function post-restructuring
- Free parking
- Hybrid working (1-2 days a week from home, if desired) after the first month

What you will do

Reporting to the Global CFO and the UK General Manager, you will:

Lead, coach and motivate a team of 9 including 3 direct reports, and oversee full spectrum of accounting and finance matters for the business
Accounting for high volumes of online transactions and records from various channels, and various payment platforms
Ensure all financial and management reports are prepared on a timely and accurate basis, eg. month end, statutory accounts, VAT returns, cash flow forecasts, budgets and forecasts, etc.
Provide recommendations and advice to support management decisions
Lead process improvement initiatives, eg. digitisation of processes, system implementation
Tax planning and ensuring compliance with tax requirements in the UK
Participate in strategic planning meetings with the UK and Global leadership team

Apply now so you don't miss the opportunity!

Key skills and experience

Fully Qualified Accountant (eg. ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent qualification)
Experience overseeing end-to-end accounting and finance and familiar with UK accounting and tax standards, and IFRS
Working experience in e-commerce or a similar industry
Experience working with overseas head office is an advantage
A progressive mindset, keen to be the number one finance person in a growing company, good communication and interpersonal skills

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
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