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European Financial Controller

  • Location: London, Greater London, England
  • Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Temp / FTC / Interim

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Contact: Joe Tooley
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Start Date: 31/08/2021
  • Expiry Date: 17 September 2021
  • Job Ref: JO0000009685_1629293752

Cedar are currently assisting a Global Retail business with the recruitment of a European Financial Controller on a 6 month fixed term contract paying between 80-90k.

This role will report into the European finance director where you will responsible for the delivery of the numbers across the UK business and 2 European entities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure management accounts are prepared on time
  • Ensure finance team prepare VAT filings and reconciliations on time
  • Ensure finance team prepare the weekly cash flow forecast
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations on time
  • Review and improve financial reporting processes
  • Review financial controls processes and make recommendations on improvements
  • Manage inter company reconciliation process
  • Manage the preparation of the statutory accounts
  • Review the monthly management results
  • Manage and lead a team of 15


  • ACCA/ACA Qualified
  • Experienced of dealing with european entities
  • Experience of working in an FMCG/Retail/Stock business
  • Experience of overseeing/managing a credit control team
  • Proven track record of managing large teams
  • Knowledge of IFRS/FRS101

This role will be fully remote working until the end of this year and then will move to a hybrid working pattern