Finance Controller (French Speaking)

England, London
£60000.00 per annum + Benefits
18 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Michael Hayden
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Controller (French Speaking)

Competitive salary + bonuses


Are you a Finance Controller from an FMCG/Manufacturing background looking for an opportunity to join a global listed business in a role where you can build your own team and implement change?

The role involves developing a team, managing one of the company's facilities, ensuring the integrity of financial plans and being able to report results to the wider business.

The company are a global FMCG organisation who manufacture a variety of products commonly seen in supermarkets across the world.

The position will be based in France for 5 days a week and the company will assist in commuting & with general living costs. Alternatively, you can be based permanently in France for this role. Initially you will be located in France for 2 years before having the opportunity to rotate to a different area of the business, most likely in London.

The role:

  • Lead and develop a small finance team responsible for the factory's production variance, overheads and volume variances reporting
  • Overall responsibility for the annual planning process
  • Generation of robust product costs based on detailed understanding of conversion costs
  • Delivery of internal/external reporting to relevant stakeholders

The person:

  • Finance Controller
  • Qualified Accountant with at least 5 years' experience
  • Experience working in FMCG or manufacturing background (highly desirable)
  • Fluent in French & English
  • SAP experience (desirable)