Financial Controller

Job description

A shared services company is looking for a Financial Controller to cover maternity leave.

Business Partnering: You will proactively offer financial analysis, planning & management

expertise and business acumen to support effective and robust business planning, forecasting, analysis, performance tracking, and compliant and accurate month-/year-end, closing and reporting.

Quarterly Forecasting: Preparation of quarterly forecasts for the full P&L (sales, promotion, product medical activities, grants & donations, clinical trials, overheads) and Balance Sheet.

Financial Reporting: Completion of month end/year end reporting requirements to Group in a timely manner. Ensuring that statutory reporting deadlines are met in conjunction with

external auditors.

Maintenance & Development of Internal Controls: Completion of the annual review of Internal Controls; Ensuring the controls in place are operating effectively as documented; Constantly seeking to improve, and make more efficient, the current internal control environment.

Financial Accounting (Systems, Processes & Relationship with Shared Services Centre

(SSC)): Completion of general financial accounting activities including the posting of journals; maintenance of G/L and control accounts; and the management of cash flow. ldentify simplification opportunities/efficiency gains by improving processes

Person/Skills Profile

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with a minimum of 2-3 years PQE within industry is essential. Third level qualification (B. Comm. or equivalent).
  • Commercial experience with a Multi-national or from a Big 4 is essential.
  • Exposure to the application, implementation, and assessment of internal controls
  • Experience of developing finance processes
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • SAP experience beneficial

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