Financial Controller

Experis IT

Posted on Jun 18, 2024 by Experis IT
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Accountancy
Immediate Start
£70k - £80k Annual
Full-Time

Financial Controller

Location - Birmingham/Hybrid

Salary - £70,000 - £80,000 + Excellent Benefits

Role Purpose:
The role responsible for the local office of the global outsourced provider by providing accurate data, respond to queries, resolve issues and reviews documents that are prepared by the outsourced provider before sign-off and filing.

Review of Monthly Trail balance with Critical/Key Ledger analysis with Balance sheet reconciliations for the Country responsibility assigned for SME. Active role in the Local Financial statement's preparation and Audits. Coordinate and provide accurate data to the global outsourced provider, respond to queries, resolve issues and reviews documents that are prepared by the outsourced provider before sign-off and filing. This also includes support in management of local statutory invoicing outside of the Group's ERP system.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Regional/Area lead, local offices of the outsourced provider in the geographical area of responsibility, ensuring that the global 'Statutory & Compliance process' is delivered accurately and timely. This means ensuring the input data is accurate, queries are responded to, and issues are resolved. Escalation to SME/Area Lead in case of service issues. Review of the Trial balances for the countries responsibility and support Regional Lead in providing month end/yearend closing process.
  • Take responsibility for the timely and accurate accounting and reporting in Group set of books (and wherever applicable Local set of books ) and/or local accounting, reporting, taxation and other activities necessary to comply with applicable national and international entity requirements including country level statistical reporting to Government/local bodies/any other Institution(together term as 'compliance' activities). This includes support in monitoring and arranging entity capital maintenance and recapitalisation where necessary and where applicable, management of local statutory invoicing outside of the Group's ERP system.
  • Manage the operational relationship with the local offices of the outsourced provider ensuring that the global 'Statutory & Compliance process' meets or exceed the contracted SLA and KPI targets, attending stakeholder and governance meetings as required. Initiate Change Requests, including need for local external advice where needed.
  • Helps Act as the first point of escalation when an issue with service provision has been raised and cannot be appropriately dealt with by the local office of the outsourced provider. Initiate further escalation where needed. Identify process improvement opportunities and participates in continuous improvement, Global programmes, and change projects.
  • Coordinate local audits. Ensure that deliverables are provided by relevant internal parties to ensure that audits are closed timely. Support in ensuring that deliverables are provided by relevant internal parties to ensure that audits are closed timely. Works with the Global S & C Analysts on identifying common data issues, root cause analysis and resolution. Cross Area Support to the other Regional S & C Lead in completing the Compliance activity or Local/Group Audit as a backup support or need based support after approval of GPO - Global S & C Lead.
  • Maintain Clear documentation and record keeping both in line with company standards and local requirements. Play a key role as part of the Global Statutory & Compliance team ensuring alignment, collaboration and best practice is shared between the other area teams and finance functions.
  • Assist in the development of standard processes with outsourced provider for taxation audits and help in speedy resolution on minimising tax penalties wherever possible. Support in aligning Group Tax policy, in implementing structures to reduce entity cash tax expense and effective tax rates as required.

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • 5 -10 years professional accounting experience and managing Statutory audits independently.
  • Standard working knowledge of English and preferably one or more local languages
  • Experience with auditors and working in an SSC environment.
  • Knowledge of local compliance requirements for tax, accounting and reporting and willingness to understand Global requirements on compliance.
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of how to maintain a strong control framework
  • Experience in ERP is essential and knowledge of ByD is added advantage.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office - Excel, Word and Powerpoint with advance technique is desirable.

Reference: 2778213254

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Experis IT

Financial Controller

Experis IT

Posted on Jun 18, 2024 by Experis IT

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Accountancy
Immediate Start
£70k - £80k Annual
Full-Time

Financial Controller

Location - Birmingham/Hybrid

Salary - £70,000 - £80,000 + Excellent Benefits

Role Purpose:
The role responsible for the local office of the global outsourced provider by providing accurate data, respond to queries, resolve issues and reviews documents that are prepared by the outsourced provider before sign-off and filing.

Review of Monthly Trail balance with Critical/Key Ledger analysis with Balance sheet reconciliations for the Country responsibility assigned for SME. Active role in the Local Financial statement's preparation and Audits. Coordinate and provide accurate data to the global outsourced provider, respond to queries, resolve issues and reviews documents that are prepared by the outsourced provider before sign-off and filing. This also includes support in management of local statutory invoicing outside of the Group's ERP system.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Regional/Area lead, local offices of the outsourced provider in the geographical area of responsibility, ensuring that the global 'Statutory & Compliance process' is delivered accurately and timely. This means ensuring the input data is accurate, queries are responded to, and issues are resolved. Escalation to SME/Area Lead in case of service issues. Review of the Trial balances for the countries responsibility and support Regional Lead in providing month end/yearend closing process.
  • Take responsibility for the timely and accurate accounting and reporting in Group set of books (and wherever applicable Local set of books ) and/or local accounting, reporting, taxation and other activities necessary to comply with applicable national and international entity requirements including country level statistical reporting to Government/local bodies/any other Institution(together term as 'compliance' activities). This includes support in monitoring and arranging entity capital maintenance and recapitalisation where necessary and where applicable, management of local statutory invoicing outside of the Group's ERP system.
  • Manage the operational relationship with the local offices of the outsourced provider ensuring that the global 'Statutory & Compliance process' meets or exceed the contracted SLA and KPI targets, attending stakeholder and governance meetings as required. Initiate Change Requests, including need for local external advice where needed.
  • Helps Act as the first point of escalation when an issue with service provision has been raised and cannot be appropriately dealt with by the local office of the outsourced provider. Initiate further escalation where needed. Identify process improvement opportunities and participates in continuous improvement, Global programmes, and change projects.
  • Coordinate local audits. Ensure that deliverables are provided by relevant internal parties to ensure that audits are closed timely. Support in ensuring that deliverables are provided by relevant internal parties to ensure that audits are closed timely. Works with the Global S & C Analysts on identifying common data issues, root cause analysis and resolution. Cross Area Support to the other Regional S & C Lead in completing the Compliance activity or Local/Group Audit as a backup support or need based support after approval of GPO - Global S & C Lead.
  • Maintain Clear documentation and record keeping both in line with company standards and local requirements. Play a key role as part of the Global Statutory & Compliance team ensuring alignment, collaboration and best practice is shared between the other area teams and finance functions.
  • Assist in the development of standard processes with outsourced provider for taxation audits and help in speedy resolution on minimising tax penalties wherever possible. Support in aligning Group Tax policy, in implementing structures to reduce entity cash tax expense and effective tax rates as required.

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • 5 -10 years professional accounting experience and managing Statutory audits independently.
  • Standard working knowledge of English and preferably one or more local languages
  • Experience with auditors and working in an SSC environment.
  • Knowledge of local compliance requirements for tax, accounting and reporting and willingness to understand Global requirements on compliance.
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of how to maintain a strong control framework
  • Experience in ERP is essential and knowledge of ByD is added advantage.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office - Excel, Word and Powerpoint with advance technique is desirable.

Reference: 2778213254

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