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European Financial Controller

European Financial Controller

  • Location

    East London

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £75000 - £85000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chris Morrison

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


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Retail 'Power Brand'

Positive trading outlook

European Financial Controller


£75k - £85k

I am working an exclusive project for one of the 'big global names' in the Retail sector to appoint a European Financial Controller.

Despite recent gloomy economic forecasts, this particular business has traded well and continues to meet their global sales target.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ownership for monthly, quarterly and yearly reporting cycles.

  • Application of Local GAAP (France, Germany, Switzerland, Benelux) principles and conversion to US GAAP.

  • Develop a robust internal controls framework and apply SOX controls.

  • Manage cash flow and forecasting.

  • Build a repository of information relating to financial reporting matters.

  • Offer general business insight and performance review to enhance regional profitability.

Candidate Criteria:

  • Qualified Accountant (or European equivalent Masters)

  • Experience in a pan-European reporting role covering continental markets (Germany, France, Switzerland, Benelux etc)

  • US GAAP and SOX advantageous