Financial Controller - EMEA & APAC Region

Posted 7 March by Ernest Hunter Green
Job Title

Financial Controller EMEA & APAC

12 month Fixed Term Contract


Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire


c£80 - 85,000 plus benefits

Job Description

Reporting to the Chief Accountant, the Financial Controller for the EMEA & APAC region directs the accounting functions for all the legal entities in the region.

The Financial Controller is responsible for the effective operation of robust internal controls related to financial reporting, managing external audit activities, adopting best practices, driving process efficiencies through simplification and developing personnel.

Key Responsibilities
  • Ensure effective functioning of financial controls, including accurate and timely submissions of the accounting records for consolidation,
  • Monthly review of account reconciliations, journal entry approvals, trial balance flux analysis and data collection for annual reporting
  • Provide technical accounting support to the region for complex transactions
  • Support the adoption of new or revised accounting standards
  • Working closely with the country controllers to deliver Annual Reports
  • Work with shared accounting services to effect best practices and process improvements where practical
Desired Skills & Experience
  • Qualified ACA or ACCA
  • Professional experience working for multinational companies
  • Strong technical accounting background, including knowledge of IFRS & local accounting standards
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Experience interfacing with external auditors; detailed knowledge of regional statutory reporting requirements
  • Travel required

Required skills

  • EMEA
  • Financial Controller
  • IFRS
  • Leadership
  • APAC

Application questions

are you a qualified Accountant with extensive International Controls experience?
Would you be able to consider International travel?
Are you available to commit to a 12 month FTC?

Reference: 34627317

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