Reporting Financial Controller

Job Title: Reporting Financial Controller
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 9-12 months
REF: SB24869_1547024906
Contact Name: Sam Banks
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for an interim Financial Controller to join a well-known retailer based in Central London. You will be responsible for all group statutory reporting under IFRS and liaison with external auditors.


  • Complete all reporting to Group on a monthly basis including consolidating the group results
  • Manage the preliminary and year-end audits
  • Completion of the Group statutory accounts
  • Ensuring consistent financial reporting approach across the group
  • Direct management of junior members of the Financial Accounting team who focus mainly on intercompany, accounts receivable and UK & EU VAT filings as well as national statistic filings
  • Assist with compliance matters including review of UK & EU VAT filings as well as national statistic filings
  • Oversee internal controls documentation and support the Group internal audit team with their testing
  • Update internal policies & procedures manual for financial accounting
  • Understand and identify ways the company can limit and effectively manage risk

Essential skills and requirements:

  • Qualified with ACA (or equivalent)
  • Demonstrable audit and controls experience ideally within a retail environment
  • A sound understanding of financial reporting under IFRS
  • Experience in developing financial and operational system processes and procedures
  • Excellent eye for detail and organisational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects
  • Proactive and able to show initiative to constantly improve finance processes
  • Ability to coordinate and manage in a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Navision (desirable)
  • Experience in report and process writing