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: 3-6 months
REF: SB48967_1551861873
Contact Name: Sam Banks
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for an interim Financial Controller to join a global consumer business. Your role will be responsible for maintaining the accounting records of the legal entities.


· 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 Leaders, ensuring timely, accurate and complete monthly reporting.

· 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

· 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.

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

· Acting as the interface for internal and external audits and driving simplification and continuous improvement of financial processes.

· Working closely with the businesses on initiatives and advising on implications from a local GAAP and IFRS point of view. Support with adhoc requests and analysis as required.

· Providing financial support in respect of major decisions affecting the organisation i.e. strategic initiatives including pension and worker's compensation issues, etc.

· Assisting with customer financing in line with approved corporate models