European Financial controller

Southampton Permanent £80,000 - £100,000 per year
  • Large growth plans
  • great opportunity to influence and add value

About Our Client

Our client provides a high quality service for a remarkable product in the health care industry.

Job Description

  • Finance Projects: change agent for all European finance projects and conduit for group projects
  • Financial Leadership: Provide strategic financial leadership by developing and implementing financial strategies, policies, and procedures to achieve the company's short-term and long-term objectives.
  • Financial Reporting: Prepare and present accurate, timely, and comprehensive financial reports to senior management, stakeholders, and regulatory authorities. Ensure compliance with relevant accounting standards and regulations.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Lead the annual budgeting process and periodic forecasting efforts for all business units and regions. Monitor and analyze budget vs. actual performance, identifying areas of concern and opportunity.
  • Financial Analysis: Conduct thorough financial analysis, including variance analysis, cost control, and profitability assessments. Provide actionable insights to support operational improvements and growth strategies.
  • Cash Flow Management: Manage cash flow, working capital, and liquidity to ensure optimal financial stability and efficiency. Implement strategies to optimize cash management across the organization.
  • Risk Management and Compliance: Monitor financial risks and implement robust internal controls to mitigate risks. Ensure compliance with accounting principles, regulations, and tax requirements across all countries of operation.
  • Team Leadership: Lead, mentor, and develop a team of financial professionals, fostering a collaborative and high-performance culture.
  • Stakeholder Collaboration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including operations, HR, legal, and IT, to provide financial insights and contribute to strategic decision-making.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions: Provide financial expertise during potential mergers, acquisitions, or partnerships, including due diligence, financial modelling, and integration

The Successful Applicant

  • Strong understanding of international accounting standards (IFRS)
  • Excellent analytical, financial modelling, and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in managing multi-country financial operations and remote teams.
  • Proficiency in financial software and ERP systems.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to present financial information clearly to non-financial stakeholders.
  • Strategic mindset with a focus on continuous improvement and innovation. Strong leadership skills with the ability to mentor and develop a team.

What's on Offer

A fantastic package and great opportunity to be part of a growing organisation with exciting plans for the future.

Thomas Tully
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Phone number
+44 238 068 2215

Job summary

Job function
Financial Controller
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Contract type
Consultant name
Thomas Tully
Consultant phone
+44 238 068 2215
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