Financial Controller - Europe

Recruiter
Axon Moore Group Ltd
Location
Woolston
Salary
£60,000 - £69,999
Posted
08 Jan 2019
Closes
15 Jan 2019
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Axon Moore Exclusive Opportunity. A Private Equity backed International Professional Services Business is recruiting a European Financial Controller to lead its already well established European finance team based at their UK Corporate Head office in Warrington. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly ambitious and driven ACA qualified accountant seeking a fast-paced environment where you can drive improvements in the finance function. The role involves working closely with Operations and will develop into more of a Business Partnering capacity, working with the business and driving forward thinking and commercial performance.

Role Requirements:

- Management of the Europe finance team including performance, development and recruitment
- Oversee the production of accurate monthly accounts for the European Business
- Ensure appropriate financial close procedures are in place including account reconciliations, full review of P&L including overheads etc.
- Manage the European cash flow and provide regular, accurate forecasts to Corporate treasury team
- Work with the business to complete accurate monthly forward forecasting
- Management and ownership of budget process for the European region in line with the Corporate policy and timetable
- Work with the Regional Head to improve the monthly Board reporting and KPI analysis
- Production of UK Statutory accounts and liaise with the auditors for the audit of the European business
- Continuous review of financial controls and reporting systems within the European business to look for improvements in process in consultation with the Commercial Finance Director and Group Financial Controller

We welcome applications from candidates who possess the following;

- ACA qualified or equivalent
- 3+ years PQE
- Experience of leading a finance team including developing key team members
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to manage change projects
- Evidence of preparing reports and presentations to Board level stakeholders
- Strong commercial focus and a progressive approach to problem solving
- Analytical mind with meticulous attention to detail and accuracy of output
- Ability to establish and meet deadlines
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Knowledge and understanding of professional services business would be an advantage

In return, you will receive an excellent remuneration package that includes a competitive basic salary, car allowance, Private Healthcare, Life Insurance, Critical Illness Cover, Pension Scheme, training bursary and 25 working days annual leave plus public holidays. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a fast-growing, fast-paced International business where you will benefit from excellent progression opportunities. This is a very fast-moving role so if interested, please get in touch ASAP.

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