Financial Controller - Shared Service Centre

England, Kent, Maidstone
£60000 - £80000 per annum
27 Jul 2017
24 Aug 2017
Paul Urquhart
Contract Type
Level of qualification

Fantastic newly created role as Financial Controller for the Shared Service Centre of a market leading, global business. Excellent opportunity to develop people and processes, and be part of a growing set-up.

Client Details

Our client is a truly Global Media and publishing business. This role is based within the growing Shared Service function located in lovely offices in mid-Kent, not far from Maidstone.


The Financial Controller - Shared Service Centre - will lead the team which provides accounting services to the EMEA region

This role will involve managing a team of 5 direct staff (20+ in total) and includes management accounting, financial accounting, cash operations and VAT support.

The Financial Controller will direct day-to-day general accounting operations delivering month-end processes including Oracle close, reports and journals; and analysing and reconciling general ledger accounts. You will also be responsible for ensuring adequate accounting controls and processes are in place, as well as making recommendations for improvements.

Hiring, training and mentoring will be led by you Hire, train, mentor, evaluate and manage financial staff in the Account to Report Business Service Centre team, including Financial Accountants, Management Accountants, a Cash Operations and a VAT team.


Thie ideal candidate fior the Financial Controller - Shared Service Centre role will be fully qualified - ACA, ACCA or CIMA, and will have significant experience in a financial accounting and control position. Experience of working with or within a shared service centre would be an advantage!

You must have excellent management and mentoring skills, as well as highly developed technical accounting and financial process skills.

Experience of Oracle Financials, HFM, Essbase and Hyperion would be advantageous

Job Offer

The Financial Controller - Shared Service Centre - will earn a competitive base salary plus a wide range of large company benefits including bonus potential.

Package value of £70,000 +

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