Financial Controller

Job details

Posted Wednesday 03 July 2024
Salary £80000 - £85000
Location Uxbridge
Job type Permanent
Reference 3365
Recruiter Name Phil Beresford

Financial Controller - Uxbridge (Hybrid) - £80000 - £85000

About the Client:

Our client is a leading player in their sector with a rich history and a strong global presence, operating in around 100 countries. They are known for their innovation, quality, and family-oriented culture, fostering an environment that values development, support, and growth. The UK division has grown significantly over the past decade, leading to opportunities for employees to progress.

About the Job:

The Financial Controller is a pivotal role within the finance team, responsible for ensuring the accuracy and efficiency of financial accounting and reporting. This role involves leading a team and driving the controls and governance agenda to achieve financial targets.

Duties will include:

  • Managing the accounting function and day-to-day financial activities.
  • Leading and developing a team of four direct reports.
  • Driving the Governance & Control agenda.
  • Ensuring timely and accurate month-end closing of accounts.
  • Managing critical financial KPIs.
  • Being the key contact for financial systems and leading related projects.
  • Producing statutory accounts and overseeing the external audit process.
  • Ensuring tax compliance and managing related queries.
  • Partnering with various stakeholders on financial matters.

About the Successful Applicant:

The ideal candidate will be ACA/ACCA qualified with a strong background in audit and IFRS/UKGAAP. They should have excellent communication skills, and the ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment. Strong Excel and SAP skills are preferable.

What You Will Receive in Return:

You will join a dynamic and growing company with a supportive family culture. The role offers excellent opportunities for professional development and career progression, alongside a competitive salary and benefits package.

Job Title: Financial Controller
Location: UK (Hybrid)
Salary: Competitive, commensurate with experience

About the Client:

Our client is a leading player in the FMCG sector with a rich history and a strong global presence, operating in over 90 countries. They are known for their innovation, quality, and family-oriented culture, fostering an environment that values development, support, and growth. The UK division, established in 1991, has grown significantly and is recognised for its premium partnerships with prestigious events and organisations.

About the Job:

The Financial Controller is a pivotal role within the finance team, responsible for ensuring the accuracy and efficiency of financial accounting and reporting. This role involves leading a team and driving the controls and governance agenda to achieve financial targets.

Duties will include:

  • Managing the accounting function and day-to-day financial activities.
  • Leading and developing a team of four direct reports.
  • Driving the Governance & Control agenda.
  • Ensuring timely and accurate month-end closing of accounts.
  • Managing critical financial KPIs, particularly cash and working capital.
  • Being the key contact for financial systems and leading related projects.
  • Producing statutory accounts and overseeing the external audit process.
  • Ensuring tax compliance and managing related queries.
  • Partnering with various stakeholders on financial matters.

About the Successful Applicant:

The ideal candidate will be ACA/ACCA qualified with a strong background in audit and IFRS/UKGAAP. They should have experience in a finance role within the FMCG sector, excellent communication skills, and the ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment. Strong Excel and SAP skills are preferable.

What You Will Receive in Return:

You will join a dynamic and growing company with a supportive family culture. The role offers excellent opportunities for professional development and career progression, alongside a competitive salary and benefits package.

Financial Controller - Uxbridge (Hybrid) - £80000 - £85000