Financial Controller

Job Ref: 56949
Sector: Government and Defence
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 06 June 2018
  • Towcester, Northamptonshire, England, UK
  • Competitive
  • Faye Jackson
  • 01329 227000

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Financial Controller

· Responsible for all aspects of managing the daily, weekly, monthly and annual accounting cycle; statutory compliance; and related processes for all international (non-US) entities. This individual will serve as the primary contact with external auditors and is responsible for ensuring compliance with all non-US statutory audit requirements. The International Finance Controller is a key member of the global team and will lead the successful integration of newly acquired / opened international subsidiaries into our consolidated financial group. This will require the candidate to be capable of successfully operating in a rapidly evolving organization, handling multiple priorities, demonstrating creativity in development and management of policies, procedures and processes, and maintaining a broad knowledge of the financial recording and reporting requirements related to various governmental initiatives. · Direct the departments UK and all international (non-US) GL operations, consolidations, financial statement preparation, internal controls and reviews, financial standards compliance and audits. · Provide strong leadership of the finance and accounting staff including the training and development of the team. · Oversee the worldwide monthly closing process and corporate consolidation. · Assist in the implementation of SAP ERP and other systems necessary to support the consolidated operations. · Review all international controls, propose and lead implementation of new and amended control procedures and processes when applicable. · Coordinate and manage external statutory audits annually. · Produce accurate and timely consolidated internal financial statements and support external financial statement reporting requirements as needed. · Ensure balance sheet accounts are reconciled in a timely matter and reconciling items are resolved. · Oversee international customer invoicing procedures and ensure the accurate and timely recording of revenues. · Oversee procurement, accounts payable and T&E expense processing. · Oversee all aspects of the companys international non-US payroll functions. · Effectively manage change within the group and/or organization resulting from change in processes, policies and/or acquisitions.


· Degree in accounting, a practicing certificate from a recognized body (ACCA, AIA, ICAEW, CPA, etc.) and relevant experience in accounting management including leading teams of accounting professionals. · Advanced knowledge of accounting principles in US GAAP, UK GAAP and IFRS. · Experience in international operations is required along with experience working with international subsidiaries, including establishing controls, and managing financial / statutory reporting. · Big 4 Accounting firm experience and experience in the defense / technology industry is a strong plus. · Self-motivated, autonomous, and proven "doit yourself" attitude. · High energy level with a hands-on approach combined with the ability to provide leadership and structure in a fast paced dynamic environment. · Experience with SAP suite; building SOX compliant processes; utilizing financial applications to enhance and automate processes, reporting, analysis and controls highly desired. · Excellent verbal/written communication skills. · Ability to multi-task and appropriately prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

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