Role details

Financial Controller

North West London   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Financial Controller
  • FMCG

About Our Client

My client is a leading FMCG business with a rich history and a track record of growth, and ambitious plans for the UK business. They have excellent market presence within a number of sectors and European countries, and a highly regarded senior management team committed to building market share throughout Europe.

Job Description

Reporting to the UK General Manager and closely working with the EMEA Financial Controller, this is an excellent opportunity for an aspirational Finance Manager / Controller to manage the UK finance function and support strategic initiatives to grow the business.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Managing a small team in leading and preparing the UK accounts
  • Leading the monthly management reporting cycle and facilitating and coordinating the strategic plan and budgeting and forecasting reporting process
  • Liaising with external advisors and external auditors to ensure financial integrity, tax compliance and coordination of the Group external audit
  • Being a key part of the UK management team, reviewing results and commercial analysis to the General Manager and working closely with HR and IT to contribute to the success of the business

The Successful Applicant

  • Qualified Accountant, likely with a big 4 background, who is technically highly competent
  • Prior experience in business partnering role, ideally within a medium to large international company
  • Excellent people management skills, with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels
  • Strong systems skills, and a track record of driving change and implementing robust financial controls in a complex, growing organization
  • Japanese language skills would be an advantage

What's on Offer

A competitive basic salary plus benefits package including bonus and pension scheme.

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