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Legal Entity Controller

Legal Entity Controller

  • Location

    Hertfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance

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  • Salary:

    Up to £400.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Wasim Yousuf

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    05 Apr 00:00

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Cedar are delighted to bring to market a fantastic "hands on" opportunity. The position is of a bilingual (English and French) Legal Entity Financial Controller for a well-known conglomerate. The postholder will be the "go to" person for all matters concerning the integrity of the accounts for their various legal entities. You will be a key business partner amongst the various global divisions and have the gravitas to deal with senior stakeholders.

Key responsibilities:

·Full ownership of the financial records for the various legal entities in full accordance with IFRS and Local GAAP
·Full ownership for the LE environment
·Be a key business partner with the various global business leaders ensuring all reporting is accurate
·Review the balance sheet reconciliations frequently
·Constant review of sales contract and ensuring all revenue recognition criteria is accurate
·Preparation of all technical accounting papers
·Full preparation of the statutory accounts
·Key point of contact for the audit committee
·Provide guidance on any strategic initiatives
·Provide any support on IFRS and local GAAP matters
·Assist in any process and systems improvements
·Ad-hoc requirements

Key requirements:

·Must be qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
·Significant exposure of a legal entity environment in an International business
·Robust systems experience eg. SAP, Oracle or MS Dynamics
·Strong Local GAAP and IFRS
·Fluent English and French Speaker
·Must be able to challenge and influence senior stakeholders
·Occasional travel may be required

This opportunity presents itself as challenging but extremely rewarding. Looking after the EMEA entities you will be a strong communicator being able to influence the wider business. You will play a pivotal role in implementing and streamlining new processes and controls. You will possess strong leadership qualities and be able to hit the ground running.