Financial Controller, Europe

Worcester Permanent £70,000 - £80,000
  • International Remit and Exposure
  • Senior Development and Progression Opportunity

About Our Client

My Clients are a leading international manufacturing business based in Worcestershire.

Job Description

Working closely with other divisional functions and global corporate financial management, including Accounting, Tax, Treasury, the Financial Controller, Europe will drive continuous improvement across all areas.

Accountabilities include;

  • Month-End Processes - being responsible for the integrity of the month end balance sheet for all European entities (including India)
  • Financial Reporting - Undertake all monthly reporting responsibilities to FD and SLT. This includes inter alia Monthly Management accounts preparation, SBU profitability reporting, Day 1 Flash Report, Corporate Reporting requirements, balance sheet dashboard, and Risk and Opportunities
  • Annual Processes - To include YEAR END PROCESSES: Manage the year end audit, statutory accounts and corporation tax return preparation for all entities and branches within the European Region. Responsibility for all local statutory reporting, to include monthly and annual ONS submissions in the UK, German reporting etc ANNUAL BUDGET PROCESS - Management, co-ordination, consolidation and submission of the annual budget.
  • Team Management - Effectively manage, grow and develop the Finance team, providing coaching, training and mentoring to encourage outstanding teamwork with a strong culture of pride, integrity and belief in service excellence. Co-ordinate the day to day activities of the Financial Accounting and Credit Control teams, with management of the Accounts Payable team. Perform annual appraisals in line with the PDR process, with regular review of performance during the year. Ensure the team follows the Company policy regarding sick time, personal leave, overtime etc. Be responsible for any required hiring / promotion / performance improvement process for the team.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate for the Financial Controller, Europe position will be ACA Qualified and have an extensive technical background, ideally within Manufacturing.

You will be able to provide leadership and direction to the finance team on site, and in satellite locations.

  • Experience establishing accounting processes and an understanding of internal controls
  • Strong appreciation for procedure and process and operational excellence
  • Good attention to detail, focusing on the quality of the work performed, with strong project management skills, working to deadlines and under time pressure
  • Strong computer skills including but not limited to, ERP systems, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access. SAP experience useful but not essential

  • Exceptional depth in accounting knowledge, US and UK GAAP.

  • Experience with International accounting practices and operations including foreign currency translation required

What's on Offer

Competitive Salary and Package

Daniel Evans
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+44 7468 717458

Job summary

Financial Controller
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Consultant name
Daniel Evans
Consultant phone
+44 7468 717458
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