Group Financial Controller
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Group Financial Controller to join a private equity-backed telecommunication company located in Central London. The company is in a rapid period of organic growth and is in pre-IPO stage.
This role has excellent career progression opportunities with the possibility of moving into a CFO role in 3-5 years’ time. The business has an international presence and the role will require travel to locations in the EMEA region 3-4 times per year. The role will involve the monthly multi-currency consolidation of 5 entities, debt raising, reporting under GAAP/IFRS and will involve working closely with the local Finance Directors to ensure accurate reporting from each international entity.
The ideal candidate will be fully qualified (ACCA/ACA/CIMA) and educated to degree level. You will come from a top 20 accounting practice background and must be audit trained. Previous experience working within an international company and PLC exposure is essential along with a keen interest in working with emerging markets. Telecommunication experience and fluent French speaking is desirable.
- Ensuring all monthly consolidated reporting is achieved to strict deadlines;
- Working with the Head of Financial Planning & Analysis to develop robust, accurate, insightful monthly management reporting;
- Leading all statutory reporting and compliance for the Group and its subsidiaries, managing the annual audit;
- Leading on all complex technical IFRS accounting issues;
- Building internal controls globally, developing automated processes around the core ERP system;
- Developing and mentoring the core international finance teams;
- Developing global treasury and risk management policy and process;
- VAT, PAYE and Corporate Tax Management;
- Externally you will act as the principal point of contact for the group auditors and will project manage the delivery of annual and interim accounts.
- Degree qualified
- ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified
- Significant PLC experience in a similar role
- Previous exposure to the management of international entities