Group Controller

Reading, Berkshire
400-500 per day
02 Sep 2020
30 Sep 2020
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a highly-acquisitive, private-equity backed software group requires an interim Group Financial Controller.

You will be an ACA / CA qualified accountant with extensive post-qualified experience in technical finance including expert knowledge in IFRS, tax, transfer-pricing and audit.

Working closely with auditors and professional advisors, responsibilities will include:

Purchase price allocation

  1. Working with external valuation firm to split out the intangibles in-line with IFRS
  2. Journal entries to record purchase accounting correctly in SAP
  3. Potentially working through the purchase accounting for a bolt on acquisition in Q4 2020

IFRS reporting

  1. Setup full IFRS accounts for new group company.
  2. Setup IFRS 101 for uk subsidiaries - 6 companies.
  3. Soecific focus on IFRS 16 and 15
  4. Using IFRS software / IRS software


  1. Finishing of Transfer pricing policy with professional advisors
  2. Implementing policy
  3. Working through tax cash position and forecast
  4. Creating template and data capture for 2020 returns
  5. Completing the 2019 returns for 3 UK companies

Year end

  1. Helping get prepared for group 1 year audit for 2020

This is initially a short term interim contract of 2-3 months.

Our client will consider candidates who require flexible hours / part-time work.



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