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Global Financial Controller

Global Financial Controller

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Financial Control

  • Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £80000.00 - £85000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matt Davidson

  • Contact Email:

    Matt.Davidson@pro-Finance.co.uk

  • Salary:

    85000

  • Salary:

    80000

  • Reference:

    BBBH50971

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry Date:

    2021-04-09

Global Financial Controller: London. £81,000 + Bonus + Benefits

On behalf of a global healthcare charity and NGO, we are recruiting a Global Financial Controller. This pivotal role is part of the Senior Leadership Team and works closely with the CFO in delivering financial objectives, strategy, and development. Leading the Global Accounting Team of 25 staff, the Global Financial Controller has oversight of group financial reporting and consolidation, Donor finance business partnering, commercial accounting and bids, global management accounting and shared services, global financial control, and finance transformation.

Main Duties:

  • Provide leadership to the UK and Global finance functions and lead, manage, and motivate a team of 25 staff across 6 direct reports.
  • Set the vision, strategy, and culture for the Global Accounting Team
  • Responsible for the groups external financial reporting, internal financial policies, and the group's financial control framework across 80+ entities and 38+ countries
  • Liaise with Regional Finance Directors and Country Finance Directors to ensure subsidiaries comply with group financial policy and reporting
  • Manage strategic risk register; prepare and present risk reporting at Audit Committee
  • Ensure monthly management accounts are robust and work with the Finance Systems Team to develop and implement fit for purpose financial systems globally.
  • Oversee Global Support Office finance team including management accounting and shared services (including AP, AR, and Payroll)
  • Oversee global intercompany accounts; Manage and optimise treasury management and group reserves
  • Prepare and submit group statutory and donor reporting and prepare group financial reports
  • Manage the audit process for the group statutory audit
  • Business partner Donor Teams for proposal development and commercial bid processes

Person Specification:

  • Qualified Accountant with UK and US GAAP and FRS 102 exposure
  • Experience as a Group Financial Controller in a multinational UK-based group
  • Experience building finance functions, policies, procedures and systems during transformation and change
  • Experience of working in an international donor-funded charity
  • Extensive leadership experience and managing teams of 10+ across multiple finance functions

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