European Financial Controller

  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Financial Control
  • Location
    Gatwick, West Sussex
  • Salary
    90000 £ - 110000 £ / Year
  • External Reference

Badenoch & Clark have been asked to recruit for a European Financial Controller for a rapidly growing business based in West Sussex. This is a newly formed role that will have ownership of a large finance function and have responsibility for all statutory entities which sit within the trading businesses of the European operations.

Key responsibilities:

*Team Management of the Financial Reporting area
*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 and IPT returns (supported by the Central team)
*Lead a team of finance professionals

Skills and experience:
*Professional qualification in finance or accountancy
*Experience of managing large finance / operational teams
*Knowledge of best practice in producing and presenting financial information
*Willing to 'roll up the sleeves' to get things done
*Experience working with different finance systems and preferably system migrations
*Managing multiple stakeholders across a matrix-based organisation
*Ideally experience of working in an organisation going through a period of significant change
Badenoch and Clark acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Badenoch and Clark UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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