Pro Finance

Financial Controller - Corporate Services

Recruiter
Pro Finance
Location
England, London
Salary
£45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted
14 Oct 2018
Closes
13 Nov 2018
Ref
BBBH41831
Contact
Matt Davidson
Sector
FMCG
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Professional Membership
ACCA
Seniority Level
Senior
Contract Type
Permanent


Financial Controller - Corporate Services: £45,000 - £48,000 + Benefits (London or Manchester)

For a global organisation, we're recruiting a Financial Controller for the Corporate Team which includes Finance, HR, IT, Global Estates, Strategy and Corporate Affairs and Partnerships and Digital. The Financial Controller will manage end-to-end accounting processes across the Corporate Teams including month-end and year-end close. The Financial Controller can be based in either Manchester or London and will be managing a team of 2

Main Duties:
  • Manage, motivate and lead a team of 2 staff remotely where required
  • Manage the financial month-end process, reporting to the UK Financial Controller for the pre-month closing and month end closing steps
  • Review and monitor all accounting transactions and adjustments (accruals, prepayments, deferrals, intercompany)
  • Payroll monitoring and direct cost assignment journal postings
  • Cashflow forecasting and reporting across contracts and activities
  • Ensuring performance of reconciliations of all relevant accounts
  • Review reconciliations for all control accounts including Payroll to balance sheet accounts, ensuring variances are investigated
  • Support annual work with external audit and be point of call for queries
  • Monitor progress against audit
  • Develop and implement effective finance process, standards and tools
  • Oversee requests for new Master Data items (Profit Centre, Cost Centre etc)
  • Ensure Travel and Expenses policy is maintained
  • Manage recharges processes and support on intercompany
  • Manage capital assets additions, disposals and depreciations


Person Specification:
  • CCAB qualified accountant
  • Experience of simplifying, improving processes for account reconciliations and month-end
  • Experience leading on year-end closing for a large geographical region or globally
  • SAP experience
  • ERP system experience
  • Experience of managing a diverse group of stakeholders globally
  • Proven staff leadership experience, ideally remotely
  • Ability to develop and propose accounting solutions to non-compliant reporting
  • Experience of providing advice on process improvement


The Pro-Recruitment Group consists of four distinct brands: ProTax, ProLegal, ProFinance and ProHR