Assistant Financial Controller

Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
£50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
05 Jun 2019
Closes
03 Jul 2019
Ref
14016352/001
Contact
Anna MacDonald
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified

An Assistant Financial Controller to join the UK team, based in Leeds. This role will be responsible for leading the Finance function and will support the UK Financial Controller.

Client Details

A Global Business Services Company, with the a UK Operation based in Leeds.

Description

The Assistant Financial Controller will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the production of accurate consolidated management and financial reporting across the UK group
  • Actively support the completion of Financial Reporting requirements including; month and quarterly reporting, annual reports, statutory accounts, oversight of the UK Balance Sheet
  • Ensuring compliance with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) requirements
  • Provide technical and general accounting support to the UK Finance team and wider business
  • Constant monitoring of systems and procedures; identify and recommend opportunities for improvement and efficiencies; lead change process as appropriate
  • Assist the UK Financial controller in the preparation and review of cash flow forecasting and preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Liaise with US Finance team to ensure understanding and adherence to overall Group policies and procedures

Profile

The successful Assistant Financial Controller should be:

  • Qualified accountant with strong technical accounting skills (Big 4 experience is preferred)

  • Strong people management skills

  • High levels of integrity and ethics

  • Possess energy and positive attitude with a desire to drive constant improvement and change

  • Statutory accounts exposure

  • Well organised with excellent attention to detail and a strong sense of urgency

  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in developing strong financial controls and reporting
  • Previous US GAAP and SOX exposure

Job Offer

Salary range £50 - £60,000 (doe) plus benefits.

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