Financial Controller - International Trading Business  

London | £70,000 - £75,000 + bonus + benefits | #4297

Financial Controller:- Our client is a long established private international trading business, with a number of overseas subsidiaries, turnover £60m and growing.

Key to the future development of the business is the provision of quality strategic information from its overseas operations and it is therefore recruiting a high calibre Qualified Accountant as Financial Controller to report directly to the Group Finance Director.   This Financial Controller role will part of the Senior Management Team, based in the London Head Office.  The role will include:-

Liaise with UK budget holders and regional MDs and liaise with overseas advisors, accountants and tax regulators
Financial projections and business proposals for new overseas  subsidiaries and review and advise on overseas operational issues
Oversee the preparation of key management information and accounts and prepare the monthly Board Pack for Board Meetings
Provide strategic insight into variances and business issues, monitor subsidiary spending and ensure quality systems, controls and best practice
Manage a small team in the UK and have direct responsibility for the overseas finance heads (occasional overseas travel)


This Financial Controller role will suit an inquisitive and challenging individual, keen to take ownership and develop high level credible relationships with stakeholders across the business.  A strong personality is key, as is the ability to constantly challenge the status quo in the subsidiaries and effect change and progress.  A high calibre qualified accountant is required (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, ACMA), seeking progression and expecting excellent prospects in a growing but established business.

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