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UK Financial Controller

Michael Page Finance
Closing date
24 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Reporting to the Global CFO with a functional reporting line into the UK General Manager, you will act as a part of the UK Senior leadership team. You will lead and manage the UK business entities financial accounting, reporting, cash flow management, business planning and control activities.

Client Details

A Global service provider with sustainability is at the heart of everything they do


Key Accountabilities

Financial Reporting and Close Process
  • Responsible for all finance and accounting processes and reporting requirements to strict deadlines
  • Oversee compliance with the established finance processes and controls related to internal/external reports,

Online Business Systems
  • Accounting for and reporting for multi-channel online trading platforms with high transactional volumes
  • Management of the integration of online payment platforms

Cash Flow Planning and Management
  • Daily, weekly and monthly cash flow reporting and forecasting

Tax Planning, Compliance and Reporting
  • Compliance with country tax reporting requirements.
  • A thorough understanding of VAT reporting requirements is required including Standard, Reverse Charge and Marginal Rate VAT schemes
  • Basic understanding of transfer pricing; work with Group Tax Manager to ensure compliance with Group policy
  • Finance Operations / Corporate Governance

Business Planning Process
  • Manage annual budgeting activities such as Group HQ reporting requirements and model templates.
  • Perform financial analyses and feasibility studies to enable key business decision-making

People Management
  • Leading, coaching and developing the UK Finance team to ensure they have the skills and motivation to perform their roles with excellence

  • ACA, CIMA or ACCA Qualified with at least 5 years post qualifying experience,
  • Experience of implementing accounting control procedures and reporting to strict deadlines within a corporate environment.
  • Local GAAP (Detailed Knowledge)
  • Auditing Techniques and Standards (Detailed Knowledge)
  • IFRS (Detailed Knowledge)
  • UK Tax and Legal Requirements (Detailed Knowledge)
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills
  • Demonstrated initiative and the ability to work effectively on their own as well as part of a team
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to drive results whilst working to tight deadlines
  • Detail-oriented and comfortable with a fast-paced, high-performance environment
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to articulate ideas clearly in oral and written communication and able to quickly build rapport and effective relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Strong leadership and managerial skills, able to lead and develop a successful cohesive finance team

Job Offer

Fantastic Salary & Package
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