Financial Controller

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy

  • Contact:

    Alex Beadle

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-24

Financial Controller        

Altum Consulting are recruiting a Financial Controller for a world leading media and events business. This is a hands on position with responsibility for all controllership activity of the division, with revenue in excess of £300m.

The ideal candidate will be a technically gifted accountant with a mixture of operational and controllership experience across a range of geographies

Key responsibilities include:

  • Management of all controllership activities, period closes, and timely production of required financial information
  • Implementing technical accounting standards for all significant transactions and preparing technical memos to direct and standardise accounting treatments
  • Oversee all Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance for the division and other internal controls as and when required
  • Liaise with external auditors and act as point of contact, driving through process improvement provide more efficient audits and reduce audit costs
  • Improve the flow of financial information through the company through business partnering with regional counterparts
  • Assist with accounting policy matters, system implementation and design
  • Drive a standard delivery of a standardised global policy, control, standards and procedures with global finance leadership teams

 

Suitable candidates will match the following

  • ACA qualified accountant with significant post qualification experience
  • Post practice experience in a controllership and technical accounting role
  • US GAAP/IFRS expertise