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European Financial Controller

European Financial Controller

Job Title: European Financial Controller
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Slough, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + 20% Bonus & Bens
REF: CG1202FC_1549995267
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email: charlotte.garfield@vitaefr.com
Job Published: 8 days ago

Job Description

Our client, a highly acquisitive organisation at the height of innovation and technology, is looking for a talented European Financial Controller to join in this newly created position. As the business continues to expand on a global basis, this individual will be responsible for pulling all countries together to ensure reporting is actioned and 'best in class' processes, strategies and policies are put in place.

The role will report to a Group FC based overseas, so you will have a large amount of autonomy and there will be some European travel involved.

Main duties include:
* Manage and co-ordinate half year and annual group statutory audit for the European subsidiaries, including reporting to Group for Global accounts preparation
* Manage and co-ordinate and provide assistance to the UK finance teams for the local audits
* Business partner with European finance team
* Manage European tax accounting frameworks
* Provide advice on accounting implications on corporate initiatives (e.g. new sites, refinancing etc.)
* Support special projects as the business continues its expansion
* Focus on continuous improvement implementing more effective ways of working

Skills & experience required:
* ACA preferred but ACCA/CIMA also relevant
* At least 5+ years in a similar role working for a global organisation
* Adaptability to and management of change and organisational transformation in high growth corporate environments
* Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively at all levels
* Exceptional technical skills and good knowledge of IFRS and consolidation processes
* Experience with local GAAP and conversion requirements to IFRS for Group reporting
* Strong business acumen

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated, diligent and credible individual to join an organisation at this pivotal time, as they continue to enact strategy to become a global market leader through both organic and acquisitive growth.

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