Financial Controller

Michael Page
London, City of London
£80000 - £90000 per annum
15 Mar 2019
15 Apr 2019
James Skeath
Contract type
Part time

This role will allow you to manage the UK finance function whilst also working closely with the US office from a business partnering perspective. This role is a great mix of commercial and technical reporting that will allow you to grow internationally.

Client Details

My client is a high growth, innovative company and number one in the world when it comes to their area of expertise. Their industry-leading services, SaaS solutions, and expertise inspire better people decisions for a safer, more productive world. They're moving fast to disrupt an industry by creating the simplest, most engaging experience for organizations and their candidates. They may sound like a start-up, but they are well-established and financially stable, continuously investing in their talent, cloud-based products, and new technologies.


You will be running the UK finance function from a reporting perspective and also partnering with the US office on how to grow the business from a strategic point of view.


  • Minimum 10 years of work experience in a relevant role, including a mix of public accounting and private industry experience.

  • * Prior experience of Business Financial Analysis, including financial forecasting and budgeting.
  • * Must have a strong, hands-on Controllership experience and demonstrated ability to develop and mentor a team.
  • * Strong understanding and application of accounting principles under IFRS and US GAAP.
  • * A solid understanding of internal control design and operational efficiency.
  • * Understanding of budget preparation and budget to actual detailed comparison preparation
  • * Role supports both Accounting / Controllership and Financial, Planning and Analysis and reports to Global Controller while directly supporting EMEA General Manager
  • * Experience using various financial systems is a plus (including NetSuite ERP and/or Hyperion/PBCS).
  • * Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel required.
  • * Ease with developing relationships among various levels of an organization.
  • * Impeccable written and verbal communication.
  • * A keen sense of attention to detail and an ability to prioritize tasks on multiple projects.
  • * Highly effective analytical skills.
  • * Able to work in a fast-paced environment, high-growth and rapidly changing environment.
  • * Build out, analyze, and communicate results of strategic initiatives and articulate impact to overall business based on performance.
  • * Provide strategic thought leadership and analysis that identify meaningful trends and opportunities across the business.
  • * Identify opportunities to enhance the efficiency of existing processes and propose improvements to streamline the use of key business metrics.

Job Offer

A highly competitive package is on offer

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