Finance controller

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Finance controller

£65,000 – £90,000 per annum

A fantastic opportunity is available for a Finance Controller to join our client, a leading consumer company. They’re looking for an experienced Financial Accounting proffessional to join their Finance UK Commercial team.


  • Running month-end close activities and ensuring monthly reporting in accordance with group financial policy and procedures, requirements and time lines.
  • Balance sheet integrity and control including reviewing reconciliations monthly.
  • Preparation of statutory accounts and liaising with external auditors.
  • Tax compliance including monthly VAT reporting.
  • Ensuring compliance with internal controls and process improvement opportunity. Working alongside the group controls team and internal audit.
  • Developing the financial controls environment within the business.
  • Review of work performed by outsourced shared service centre.
  • Lead process improvement initiatives.
  • Liaising with the shared service centre and being the point person for the business.
  • Involvment in business projects and implementations.
  • Managing the accounts recievable team and a team of accountants.
  • Covering a set of the group’s businesses in UK and Ireland.
  • Includes line manager responsibilities.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Relevant Business/Economics/Finance degree with significant accounting experience.
  • Professional qualification (CA, ACCA, ACA)
  • Prove business partnering experience
  • Demonstrative experience in leading and managing teams.
  • Ability to engage and influence senior stakeholders.
  • Demonstrable experience of providing technical accounting advice.
  • Acts with a sense of urgency and strong personal accountability.
  • Strong sense of ownership, self driven.
  • Collaborative with peers and colleagues to drive involvement and engagement.
  • Attitude and aptitude to thrive in a fast-moving, demanding, changing, dynamic environment, with the personal integrity to make positive change even when it challenges the status quo.

In return, the client will offer a very competitive salary with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly Global business.

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