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Financial Controller

Employer
Orka Financial
Location
Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 21, 2024

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Job Role
Controller
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Orka Financial is working with a widely recognisable, global consumer goods business based in Slough (hybrid) to recruit their Financial Controller. This is a great opportunity to join a massive, recognisable, global business in a key leadership role. The Financial Controller will lead a team of 5 and will be responsible for the day to day running of the finance function. Providing insightful financial reporting to help aid decision making.

Responsibilities:
• Responsible for preparation of monthly financial reporting and to ensure that all local and key HQ corporate reporting deadlines are met• To manage the monthly Income Statement (Actual and FC reports) within the reporting deadlines• To manage timely and accurate Business Unit Income Statements and balance sheets, with a specific focus on risks and opportunities reporting• To manage timely, accurate and completion of financial information for the purposes of the Annual Budget/Plan process• To manage timely and accurate cost centre/Depot expenditure reports for departmental managers within monthly guidelines• To manage the Transfer pricing process monthly and yearly in accordance with company procedures and provide HQ with the required information. Ensure accuracy of all submissions and robust testing of internal controls within all connected departments• To continually look for cost saving and efficiency improvement opportunities in the legal entities concerned• To continually review, update and test controls to ensure relevance and robustness and to comply with Corporate Standards• To ensure all external reporting (e.g., HMRC & Companies House filings), compliance and legislative deadline are met where appropriate• Oversee Company Banking arrangements and safeguard company assets, working capital and cash ensuring system robust against fraud• To act as facilitator communicator of financial information to wider senior management team, and junior management team• To support on any ad hoc projects and tasks as required by the Group Finance Director and or Managing DirectorProfile:• Strong knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP• Suitable Accounting Qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with 5+ post qualified experience• Experience in an accounting environment, dealing with balance sheet and cashflow preparation and forecasting.• Previous experience in similar accounting, tax and treasury multidisciplinary environments• 5+ years of proven experience in staff management: ability to understand, communicate and lead staff of all levels and disciplines• Experience of working to strict deadlines• Efficient in Microsoft office• Advanced Excel skills• Experience with SAP or similar accounting system• Attention to detail and good problem solving skills• Good written and verbal communication skills• Organised, highly motivated self-starter able to work to strict deadlines and on own initiative and build on relationships with (senior) management• A good team player• Methodical thinker working well under pressure

Salary:
£75,000 - £90,000 + bonus + benefits

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