European Financial Controller
West Sussex, England
£100k - 110k per year
Ignata Finance have been asked to recruit the new European Financial Controller for a prestigious business in Sussex. The salary will be up to £110,000 depending on experience, plus bonus.
Job Purpose -
* Support the FD in managing and integrating the financial reporting and operational Finance teams in Europe to efficiently and effectively deliver timely, accurate and complete information to the European Region senior management team.
* Development and delivery of an appropriate and consistent level of financial control across all areas of finance.
* Lead and motivate a team of finance professionals across a range of sectors
* Team Management
* Maintain ledgers for all legal entities ensuring all entries are booked correctly and appropriate reconciliations performed on a regular basis in order to place reliance on the Profit and Loss accounts and the Balance Sheets
* Produce financial reporting / analysis required by the business to make informed decisions
* Produce monthly management accounts in line with Region and Group timetables
* Produce the annual Statutory Accounts for all trading companies within Europe and liaise with external auditors
* Ownership of the European cashflow reporting, communicating effectively with Group Treasury
* Oversee the credit control function to ensure the business has a keen focus on working capital management
* Preparation and submission of VAT returns
* Lead a team of finance professionals
Experience & Skills Required -
* An experienced finance professional that has worked in an entrepreneurial / rapidly growing environment and can bring experience of best practice gained in a number of organisations.
* Professional qualification in finance or accountancy
* Knowledge of best practice in producing and presenting financial information
* Experience working with different finance systems and preferably system migrations
* Managing multiple stakeholders
Salary - up to £110,000 depending on experience
Location - Sussex