Financial Controller - French Speaking

Job Title: Financial Controller - French Speaking
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Salary: £375 - £400 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: SB48965_1568705376
Contact Name: Sam Banks
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently looking for an interim Financial Controller to join a global consumer business based in NW London. Your role will be to maintain the accounting records for a number of legal entities including France, Belgium and Italy.


· Responsible for maintaining complete and accurate financial records for the trading of the L.E (s) activity in accordance with local GAAP and IFRS.

· Responsible for the Legal Entity control environment

· Communicating closely with regional finance lead and Country Business Leader

· The role holder will ensure that monthly balance sheet reconciliations are reviewed on a timely basis.

· Review of sales contracts and terms and conditions to ensure that revenue recognition criteria are met

· Timely preparation of technical papers in respect of all significant one-off items

· Ensure that statutory financial statements and all other statutory filings are completed in-house

· Deal with matters raised by the statutory bodies in a timely and professional manner.

· Represent Kodak Alaris' financial interests to stakeholders

· Participating or leading system, operational or process changes as required.

· Acting as the interface for internal and external audits

· Working closely with the businesses on initiatives and advising on implications from a local GAAP and IFRS

· Providing financial support in respect of major decisions affecting the organisation

· Assisting with customer financing in line with approved corporate models


· Significant & demonstrable experience in Finance & Controlling role

· Professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)

· A good working knowledge of ERP systems such as SAP, Oracle or MS Dynamics

· Strong local GAAP & IFRS knowledge.

· Fluency in English & French required