Accounting Manager/ Finance Controller

England, West Midlands, Coventry
£600.00 - £650.00 per day
28 May 2021
18 Jun 2021
Hollie Wildman
Contract Type
Full Time


An exciting position has arisen for an Accounting Manager to join the Financial Services Centre (FC) of the world's largest transportation company.

You will manage a team of 10 professionals within the European Finance Service Centre with responsibility for Europe's US GAAP accounting. This will include the management of all transactions, reconciliations & production of financial statements whilst ensuring compliance with local country GAAP and SOx.

You will advise Finance & Functional Management on the interpretation & application of corporate policy, resolution of accounting issues and on the substance of financial statements.

You will be responsible for a set of countries each with 3-4 entities. Due to a merger there are a number of transformation and alignment projects, so someone with sound technical ability who has also worked in a project environment would be beneficial.

Key duties include:

  • The development & implementation of standardised processes, practices, systems & controls to secure goal achievement of the record to report cycle whilst providing on time, accurate & legal transactions & reporting.
  • Develops, recommends & implements 'record to report' service level agreements with local country Finance departments that ensure the FSC correctly processes all transactions in the most cost effective & service oriented manner.
  • Manages a Team who records, validates & reconciles high volume/value transactions within Europe (all Europe payrolls, expenses, fixed assets, duty & tax, revenue, accruals etc).
  • Leads the Team in achieving a timely & accurate month-end close for Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet Accounts for all European legal entities.

In order to be considered for this role you will be a technically minded Qualified Accountant (CIMA / ACCA / ACA) and have senior experience (Finance Controller level) within a large and complex organisation. Previous experience of US GAAP and SOx would also be beneficial.

If you're interested in this position, please apply to this advert as soon as possible.

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