Financial Controller £80,000 - £90,000 Reading, Berkshire

Financial Controller £80,000 - £90,000 Reading, Berkshire

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance, Senior Appointments

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  • Salary:

    £80000 - £90000 per annum + £10,000 Bonus

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    Miles Gallagher

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    about 1 year ago

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Group Financial Controller £80,000 - £90,0000 Plus Bonus and Benefits Reading, Berkshire.

Wade Macdonald is working exclusively with a rapidly growing medium sized US software company based in Reading. This is an exciting time to be joining our client who has seen exceptional growth over the last 5 years and is expected to double in size in the next few years.

The role of Group Financial Controller will report into the Finance Director, you will be responsible for General Ledger, Accounts Payable & Credit Control teams focusing on a diverse range of duties including monthly reporting, statutory accounting, tax and treasury across the various entities.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Drive accurate and timely financial close process, working with local and US teams to reduce time to close.

  • Identify relevant key service and financial risks to ensure these are effectively minimised and reported as part of the performance management and controls assurance reporting processes.

  • Providing analysis, insight and feedback to inform and influence the financial strategy of the business.

  • A detailed knowledge of the latest US GAAP accounting standards and ability to implement these ensuring compliance across the group.

  • Act as the primary source of advice to members of the finance team on key accounting matters.

  • Working in coordination with the UK Financial Controller and European Accountants to compile financial analysis of historic performance and to pro-actively drive change.

  • Working with the Audit and Tax Manager and the group's external auditors, taking overall responsibility for the preparation for the group's audit, it's statutory accounts and tax returns.

  • Responsibility for identifying, developing and delivering strategies to monitor and manage the costs across the group.

  • Analysing, reviewing and improving the group's financial controls and systems

  • Responsibility for managing the group's cash flow on a monthly basis including capital expenditure and investment.

  • Work with FP&A team to review monthly results and input into Forecast and Budget process.

The successful Financial Controller will be a Qualified ACA, ACCA or equivalent with hands on EMEA financial accounting experience in a medium to large US owned technology company. You will have strong knowledge of UK and US GAAP. Excellent man management skills with previous experience of managing a team size of 13 plus employees. You will have hands on experience of implementing systems and continuous process improvements.

As a global business the company requires someone who will be engaging at a senior level across multiple countries and therefore it is essential that your communication skills both oral and written are excellent. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to join this business and really make an impact.

£80,000 - £90,000 plus £10,000 bonus plus benefits. Location Reading, Berkshire

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.