Axon Moore are working with a hugely successful global business who are looking for an interim Financial Controller to cover a period of 12 months. This could potentially go temp to perm for the right person.
As Financial Controller you will be responsible for a specific contract (worth 80 million euros) ensuring all management and financial reporting complies with all internal and external regulatory requirements by mentoring a team or mostly remote reports in different hubs in Europe. You will collate accurate budgets and forecasts to reflect the strategy and activities to agreed formats and timetables and ensure that effective financial control is maintained. You will also look at process improvement, be responsible for credit control and cash collection for the contract and look after working capital / cashflow, both monitoring and reporting, plus be responsible for the supplier payment process.
Financial and Management Reporting/Analysis and Financial control
Budgeting and forecasting (including cashflow and foreign exchange)
Transaction processing & management
Identification of areas where profit could be maximised through cost savings or other relevant measures
Effective cost control by ensuring that costs are approved in line with the company statement of delegated authorities and that any team or personal expenditure is pre-approved as well as being effective and the best value for money
Management of diversely spread finance team in UK, India and Germany
Working to identify and introduce process improvements in the SAP system
Must have extensive SAP knowledge
Financial controller experience in a subsidiary of a large company
Experience of making process, control and reporting improvements
Experience of managing a team including transactional staff members
Experience of good processes and practice within a larger company
Knowledge of IFRS
Financial management/control & group reporting
Management of entities reporting in different currencies
Large multi-national or European/global company experience
Experience within a multi-currency/multi language environment
Other European languages beneficial
Please send a CV for immediate consideration. We are ideally looking for a FTC for 12 months, but we may consider day rate candidates.
The role is based in Manchester and offers hybrid working in the form of 2 days in the office and 3 days working from home.