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Financial Controller/Management Accountant

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  • Date Posted:
    05 June 2024
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  • Location:
  • Salary:
    On Application
  • Job Type:
  • Work Hours:
    Full Time
  • Contact:
    Joanne Stratton
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Job Description

Our client – a rapidly growing manufacturing and distribution business based in UK and Europe – is seeking an experienced Controller to join its’ team on a full-time permanent basis. Reporting into the Group Finance Function in the UK.

Financial Controller/Management Accountant – The role

  • Production of timely monthly management accounts
  • Control account reconciliations and Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Accruals & prepayments
  • Inventory controls
  • Managing fixed assets register
  • General ledger, incl. journal preparation & posting
  • VAT returns
  • Take full ownership of tax related obligations in Europe (using in-country local advisors)
  • Preparing annual statutory financial statements (with support from in-country local advisors)

Financial Controller/Management Accountant – The Candidate

  • Qualified CIMA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent German accounting qualification
  • Wirtschaftsprüferkammer (Chamber of Public Accountants),
  • Institut der Wirtschaftsprüfer in Deutschland e.V. (Institute of Public Accountants in Germany, Incorporated Association),
  • Ideally with experience of imports & exports,
  • German accounting experience,
  • Effective communication skills, confident in presenting financial information to senior management,
  • Proactive and able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision.
  • Able to fit into a dynamic and fast-moving accounting team within a large organisation,
  • Excellent planning, organisation skills and adherence to tight deadline,
  • Strong IT skills incl. Microsoft Excel (pivot charts / tables, macros, data models) and MS Dynamics 365 Business Central (ERP),
  • Excellent communication skills in English and German (verbal and written).

Financial Controller/Management Accountant – The Package

·     Appointment Type: Permanent
·     Salary: (subject to experience)
·     Hours: Full-Time office based with some flexibility

u&i have an excellent understanding of the particular needs and requirements of our business. Interviews are always well co-ordinated between all parties, and u&i offers a professional, efficient service I would have no hesitations in recommending