UK Financial Controller

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  • Specialism:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £70,000 - £85,000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Wade

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Altum are excited to partner with a global Sports Technology company to find them a Financial Controller to oversee the organisation's UK region. This is an excellent opportunity to join a recently publicly Listed company and become a key part of their continued strategic growth.

Reporting in the the Group Financial Controller, you will oversee the company's UK team and provide the strong leadership and development. This is an Urgent hire that will move very fast, so the succesfull candidate will need a maximum notice period of 4 weeks.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leadership and development of all UK accounting teams
  • Development of Workday Financials / reduction in reliance on Excel
  • Responsible for submission and presentation of Divisional results
  • Responsible for detailed revenue reporting including flash revenue estimates
  • Responsible for cost reporting and relevant analysis
  • Supporting SEC reporting team in US GAAP reporting
  • Working with FP&A team in production of annual budgets and forecasts
  • Ensuring all accounting is in line with required GAAP and Group policy
  • Review of Monthly Statutory P&Ls, Balance sheets and supporting information
  • Production of divisional statutory reporting (for all subsidiaries in the division)
  • Working closely with External auditors with view to simplifying annual audits
  • Development of Dashboards/Standardised reports for budget holders
  • Detailed KPI reporting
  • Review and certification of Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Working with business unit MDs on specific investment/business cases
  • Working with Internal Control team to ensure SOX compliance

Key Skills

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA or ACCA)
  • Outstanding team development and leadership qualities
  • Commitment to collaboration and communication
  • Experience of both revenue and cost analysis
  • A professional accounting qualification is highly desirable
  • Experience of cashflow management
  • Desire to learn and utilise Workday Financials to the full
  • Building strong working relationships outside and inside of Finance
  • Reporting standardisation
  • Business partnering
  • Excellent technical accounting skills