Financial Controller

Financial Controller

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £65000 - £70000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matthew Sanders

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Gleeson Recruitment Group are delighted to be exclusively supporting an industry leading and globally recognised business with the search for a Financial Controller, based out of Birmingham.

Overview - Financial Controller

The Financial Controller will work closely with the Finance Director in leading the day-to-day running of the Finance department. The role will encompass taking ownership of financial controls, overseeing the audit process and being responsible for all statutory reporting requirements.

Key responsibilities

Manage & support the local accounting teams in producing monthly / year-end accounts Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded & reported Review monthly / year-end figures

Manage the ongoing control framework within the team and ensure that controls remain appropriate Support the year-end reporting & audit process (group & statutory)

Manage the legal entity financial reporting & taxation obligations Working with internal/external/tax auditors, consultants & other service providers Ensuring accounting treatment is compliant with statutory requirements & IFRS Lead, develop and retain strong finance & accounting teams

Drive improvements and efficiencies and raise financial awareness across the business Project work to build business and improve / streamline systems, processes and controls

Skills and Experience

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA)
  • Experience of managing teams within large complex businesses
  • Experience of influencing and engaging with key stakeholders
  • Must have a good understanding of relevant IFRS's
  • Experience of designing and delivering process improvements required.
  • Demonstrable experience of managing a functional team and of providing services to a large multi-site and multi service businesses essential.

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