Financial Manager

 

 

 

Purpose:

The Entity Controller is responsible for the financial integrity of the two legal entities. He/she manages a chief accountant (based in Poland), ensuring all month-end and local legal deadlines are met. The role manages the integrity of the balance sheet, P&L and entity financial reporting for the assigned entity.

Key responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for the management accounts of the legal entity including monthly accruals, prepayments, fixed assets, bank reconciliations, balance sheet reconciliations and variance analysis
  2. Responsible for all local statutory & regulatory compliance including VAT returns, payroll, tax returns and other local submissions
  3. Responsible for the planning and undertaking of the annual statutory audit process including statutory account preparation, audit file preparation, ad-hoc analysis and assisting the auditors with queries as they arise
  4. Responsible for managing the relationship with the Shared Services teams, including month end activities and balance sheet reconciliations
  5. Responsible for financial management and Company Secretarial activities of entities (including dormant and financial close) as required
  6. Influence and negotiate with internal and external business contacts to promote financial awareness and discipline to continuously drive improved financial control
  7. Effectively manage operational risk and continually challenge the adequacy and effectiveness of controls to mitigate those risks
  8. Understand and provide guidance on local financial relief opportunities (e.g. R&D credits

Skills & Experience

  • Qualified accountant required
  • Preference for manufacturing or similar industry with multi-revenue stream operations
  • Ability to work to tight time scales, manage multiple task whilst maintain a high level of accuracy

 

Top competencies:

  • Accounting and Finance processes
  • Accounting manuals / policies & procedures
  • Legal & regulatory requirements
  • Finance controls and risk identification & assessment
  • Commercial application of accounting standards
  • Supporting decisions and influencing business counterparts