Financial Controller

England, London
£60000.00 - £68000.00 per annum
13 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Joe Murphy
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

Investigo are currently partnering with a global media and entertainment business based in Central London who are looking for a Financial Controller to join their business.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a technically strong finance professional to join a truly global company at a level which has scope across the whole the business.

In this Financial Controller role, you will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring the financial reporting is timely, accurate, reliable and supported by qualitative analysis.
  • Ensuring all significant transactions are reviewed for appropriate accounting treatment
  • Ensuring consistency in accounting
  • Overseeing monthly close activities performed by the shared service centre, instruct on any judgemental or non-recurring entries to be made and approve certain journals
  • Reviewing monthly P&L with the FP&A team to ensure completeness and accuracy and instruct shared service centre on any corrections or adjustments to be made.
  • Reviewing balance sheet variance analyses, rollforward schedules and quarterly/supplemental schedules
  • Reviewing account reconciliations
  • Reviewing and reconciling monthly payroll
  • Managing the statutory reporting process including engaging with external auditors, obtaining supporting documentation from the shared service centre, preparing statutory adjustments and work with auditors on drafting annual reports
  • Oversee and own execution of local controls and support compliance needs
  • Perform cash flow forecasting

The ideal candidate for this role will:

  • Be a fully qualified with extensive post qualified experience - ACA qualified with an audit background is essential.
  • Have solid local GAAP experience.
  • Have demonstrable understanding of technical accounting and tax competencies
  • Have SAP experience
  • Have the ability to deal with tight and changing deadlines, remaining calm under pressure