GLOBAL FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

Location
London
Salary
£100000 - £160000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted
06 Oct 2016
Closes
03 Nov 2016
Ref
DWFCG
Contact
Diana Wheeler
Function
Finance
Sector
Retail
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Director
I am seeking an experienced Global Financial Controller to lead a period of transition within this beautiful British heritage brand.

The Global Controller will lead the global accounting, tax, and financial reporting activities and implement the procedures, processes and systems to enable the brand to meet operational, reporting and audit requirements as they go through a significant period of global expansion.

Specific Responsibilities
* Compliance with private owners including Public Reporting Requirements
* Compliance with the Group accounting policies including transfer pricing
* Account Management for the Group
* Consolidation for the Group
* All reporting (weekly, monthly, as required) - Public & Internal
* Improve timeliness and accuracy of financial closing and reporting globally.
* The development of efficient and effective processes that also support compliance to internal controls.
* Assist in resolution of any accounting and internal control issues related to international accounting operations.
* Accounting for Parent Company
Global Expense Consolidation Accounting
Entries for parent expenses
* Overall Cash Management (including remittances)
* Group Tax Compliance
* Management of Audit
* Monthly Close Schedule

Qualifications & Experience
* Bachelor's degree and CA qualified (or equivalent)
* Extensive relevant work experience in Finance & Accounting
* Relevant, recent experience in a Senior Financial Leadership role
* Experience in a consumer products and preferably retail/multi-channel business.
* In depth knowledge of IFRS/UK GAAP
* SAP Business One system knowledge (ERP) and excellent Excel skills required
* Strong communication and ability to establish credibility at all levels of the organisation
* A proven track record of performance, where timelines are achieved and deadlines are consistently met - detail oriented and driven to succeed