Group Financial Controller

Central London
£100,000 per annum
23 May 2018
06 Jun 2018
Senior Management
Contract Type
English, French

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.

Essential Criteria:

  • Degree qualified
  • ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified
  • Significant PLC experience in a similar role
  • Previous exposure to the management of international entities

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