Regional Financial Controller
Ownership of all financial and accounting matters for the region
Diverse role, which will include traditional accounting and supporting operations/projects
The company has an excellent reputation both in the field that they operate, and for the way that they run their business. A listed US headquartered group, they have ambitious and exciting plans to grow their business within the next 5 years. As a business, they look after their people very well, offering them (from day one) a clear plan as to how they can progress to the next role, and this is evident in how they have moved their current leadership team around the business. The company has a flexible working culture, and the people that they hire are best in class. There is a strong element of trust and empowerment, and the leadership look to hire candidates who are strong decision makers and are able to add value both in the area that they are hired into, and the wider business.
The role will take ownership for all aspects of financial control across the region (UK and two Northern European counties). This role will lead a small finance team, but be integral in leading the relationship with the shared service centre. The Regional Financial Controller and his/her team will ensure that all processes and controls are strong and constantly improved, with a highly efficient month end process, accurate budgeting and forecasting and will offer a business partnering arrangement to the wider business - seen as the 'go to' person for finance queries in the Head Office.
It is likely that the person in this role will step up to run the EMEA region within a 2 year timescale, which is a significant step up, and which will report to the US. To make this move, it is likely that (fully supported) relocation to Brussels will be required.
Candidates should be qualified accountants with experience of working at a leadership level within a large US listed business. As this role will offer a defined career path, candidates should be ambitious and keen to progress.
On offer is a generous package with a salary of between £70-80,000 depending on experience. There is parking on site, and the opportunity to commute by train.
This role would offer a talented Financial Controller, the opportunity to step up into a senior leadership role quickly, which is rare. The EMEA Finance Director will work closely with you, to make sure that you have all the skills, knowledge and experience to take on a more senior role. The business itself will be fully supportive of this.