Financial Controller (French Speaking)

Posted 9 November by Edward Mann Group

Edward Mann are currently recruiting on behalf of a leading Recruitment company located in Central London. Our client is looking for a Financial Controller to manage the French Entity of the business.

The jobholder will be responsible reporting on the French Entity and will be a French Speaker. The role will cover a variety of responsibilities including production of monthly management accounts, yearly business plans, weekly and monthly budgeting & forecasting process and analysing this information. Once this information has been produced the successful candidate will then present the results to the board / management team to react on.

The jobholder will get the opportunity to work with Paris, and manage a small team in London, whilst reporting directly to the group CEO and Group Financial Controller.

Key Responsibilities

  • Liaising with the French entity.
  • Produce and analyse reports of results at the end of the month, highlighting key trends to management and suggesting appropriate recommendations.
  • Production of monthly management accounts.
  • Yearly business plans.
  • Monthly profit & loss accounts.
  • Support the team with short-term forecasting (weekly & monthly) and annual budgeting processes.
  • Assist with statutory accounts.
  • Ensuring Intercompany accounts are reconciled monthly.
  • Credit control.
  • Training Consultants on financial processes and knowledge.


  • Studying towards accounting qualification (AAT/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent), candidates who are not studying will still be considered through experience.
  • Competent user of Microsoft Excel or Navision.

Edward Mann Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Edward Mann Ltd is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.

Application question

Do you speak fluent French?

Reference: 39330807

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