Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Reference: 628_1597083272
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 10, 2020 19:14

Job Description

Harper May are currently working with one of the world's leading Consultancy Services firms to the Finance industry who are looking for a Financial Controller to join their large finance team.The company has gone through a number of fund raises and transactions which have catapulted the business to the next level.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Alongside the current two Group Financial Controllers, overall day-to-day responsibility for management of the Group finance function and the finance team of c 20, including mentoring responsibilities
  • External Reporting - manage the interim and annual reporting processes under IFRS, working closely with the Group Accounting team, senior management and the Board to ensure high-quality production of Group consolidated annual and interim reports including note disclosures
  • MI Reporting - Manage, review and ensure timeliness and accuracy of internal monthly management accounts production, helping to drive improved business reporting suites, including individual entity, Board, and ad hoc reports for business planning purposes
  • Consolidation - support the monthly multi-currency, multi-stage consolidation processes
  • Budgeting & Forecasting - support & manage annual Budget preparation and regular Forecasting processes including cashflow forecasting
  • Internal and external stakeholder management - support the management of key relationships including banks, auditors, tax authorities and other third-party advisers and compliance relationships globally
  • M&A - assisting with acquisition due diligence processes and potential fund-raising, managing M&A on-boarding and integration including integration of financial statements, suppliers, tax compliance, finance team members and banks, as well as advising on technical accounting treatments
  • Treasury and Financing Activities - management of the Group's developing treasury strategies, bank relationship management and covenant monitoring, FX management, cash flow management and assisting with debtor collection oversight
  • Help assess the need for, and manage the implementation of projects to improve the functioning of the finance team (system upgrades or process improvements), Treasury, Transfer Pricing, tax, Audit Committee papers, etc
  • Liaise with PLC Company Secretary, as necessary, and ensure timely local entity statutory filings

Key Requirements:

  • ACA Qualified from a top 10 Accounting Firm
  • Extensive practical experience of IFRA accounting standard and PLC reporting
  • Strong financial modelling
  • Investor Relations exposure
  • A team mentality
  • Excellent organisation skills

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