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Group Financial Controller

Job Title: Group Financial Controller
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £110000 - £130000 per annum + Benefits plus Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
REF: JAV1910GFC_1539963161
Contact Name: Jessica Veiga
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Group Financial Controller - North Hertfordshire
£110,000 - £130,000 per annum plus Benefits

Our client is an impressive household name and one of Europe's leading and fastest growing organisations looking for a Group Financial Controller to join the team. You will be working within a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment and it will suit someone who wants a mix of both technical and commercial exposure within a large, global business.

Key Duties
- Delivering timely and accurate financial information including all statutory filings in accordance with relevant GAAP
- Delivering strong Group cashflow management, moving cash around the Group to settle payments as they fall due
- Global function budget, forecast and actuals reporting for a global functional budget
- Accounting for and consolidation of the monthly management accounts
- Preparation of the full Group Accounts
- Resolve accounting issues and provide clear direction to leadership team through documented accounting papers
- Management of the year-end audit for the Group Accounts in accordance with predetermined timelines
- Support corporate tax team with preparation of in-country tax reporting
- Comply with local payroll regulations and filing requirements
- Work with Corporate functions heads to manage annual budget
- Effectively lead, manage, motivate and develop the large finance team
- Maintain a strong, robust control environment in line with internal governance and external regulatory requirements
- Key involvement in internal controls documentation and compliance in conjunction with internal audit
- Ensure all processes are standardised, clearly documented and complied with

The successful candidate will be ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified Accountant with previous experience as a Financial Controller in a multinational organisation with a proven track record of achievement and success. You will have excellent working knowledge of UK GAAP and understanding across international GAAP. Strong communication and influential skills are essential, you would have the confidence to challenge senior management as well as provide solutions to issues arising.

Aside from an impressive financial package, our client will offer the chosen candidate the chance to gain real exposure to the business as a whole. They will quickly be introduced to the short and long term strategy and be encouraged to contribute both technically and commercially in order to achieve personal and company goals.

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